You can add plug-ins to IBM® Systems Director that provide advanced function or function tailored to a particular environment.

NOTE: Beginning with IBM Systems Director 6.3, the following plug-ins are packaged and installed with the installation of IBM Systems Director management server:

IBM Systems Director Network Control

Extends the capabilities of the Network Management component of IBM Systems Director by adding logical views of subnets and VLANs, topology views of virtual to physical network connectivity, integrated Converged Ethernet configuration, and launch of vendor-based device management tools. Includes 60-day trial for V 1.2.2, 90-day trial for V1.3 and later.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
1.4.3 Jun 2014 IBM Systems Director 6.3.5
1.4.1 Jun 2013 IBM Systems Director 6.3.3
1.4 Dec 2012 IBM Systems Director 6.3.2

IBM Systems Director Storage Control

Enables the management of systems and storage from a single management console. Based on IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, Storage Control integrates tightly with the IBM Systems Director and VMControl environment providing integrated physical and virtual server and storage management through a single user interface. Includes 60-day trial for V4.2.1, 90-day trial for V4.2.1.1 and later.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
4.2.1.1 Dec 2011 IBM Systems Director 6.3*
4.2.1 Nov 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2.1
* You can use IBM Systems Director update manager to acquire and install IBM Systems Director Storage Control versions that are compatible with IBM Systems Director 6.3.1, 6.3.2, and 6.3.3.

IBM PowerVM Workload Partitions Manager for AIX

Manages the complete lifecycle of workload partitions (WPARs) across a collection of managed systems running AIX 6 and AIX 7. Provides advanced capabilities such as live application mobility and a policy based relocation engine to automate relocation of WPARs based on system utilization. Includes 60-day trial for V2.2.1 and earlier, 90-day trial for V2.3 and later.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
2.3.1.1 Nov 2012 IBM Systems Director 6.3, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3
2.2.1 Sep 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1

IBM Systems Director PowerHA SystemMirror

Provides the management interface for PowerHA™ SystemMirror product. Provides both setup and management of your data center high availability solution. This no-charge plug-in also supports several new smart assists for popular applications that make it easier for you to set up and manage your application for high availability operations.

Note: Each version of the IBM Systems Director PowerHA SystemMirror plug-in requires the same version number of IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
7.1.3 Dec 2013 IBM Systems Director 6.3.2, 6.3.3
7.1.2 Nov 2012 IBM Systems Director 6.3, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3
7.1.1.1 Feb 2012 IBM Systems Director 6.3
7.1.1 Dec 2011 IBM Systems Director 6.2.1
7.1 Sep 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1

IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager

Manages the power use and temperature of your IT environment. Controls the energy use of IBM servers and monitors other datacenter equipment. Monitoring information is available for no charge. Additional management functions, such as setting power capping and power saving modes, are available for a fee. Includes 60-day trial for V4.3.1 and earlier, 90-day trial for V4.4 and later.

Version 4.4 and later is packaged and installed with IBM Systems Director management server.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
4.4 and later Installed with IBM Systems Director management server installation package
4.3.1 Nov 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2.1
4.3 May 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1
License keys: Includes 60-day trial for V4.3.1 and earlier, 90-day trial for V4.4 and later. To purchase and download permanent license keys, see IBM Systems Director plug-in license keys on IBM PartnerWorld.

IBM Systems Director Service and Support Manager

Automatically monitors and detects serviceable hardware problems and uses Electronic Service Agent to report serviceable problems, inventory, and performance management data to IBM Support.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
6.3 and later Installed with IBM Systems Director management server installation package
6.2.1 Nov 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2.1
6.2 Jun 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1

IBM Systems Director VMControl

IBM Systems Director VMControl™ downloads include Express, Standard, and Enterprise Editions. Use VMControl Express Edition for virtual server lifecycle management. Use VMControl Standard Edition to capture, import, deploy, and manage virtual appliances. Use VMControl Enterprise Edition to manage workloads and consolidate your resources into system pools. Includes 60-day trial of the Standard and Enterprise Editions for V2.3.1 and earlier, 90-day for V2.4 and later.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
2.4 and later Installed with IBM Systems Director management server installation package
2.3.1 Nov 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2.1
2.3 Jun 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1

IBM Systems Director Transition Manager for HP Systems Insight Manager

Allows you to discover systems that are managed by HP® Systems Insight Manager™ and manage them in IBM Systems Director. Includes a tutorial that helps HP Administrators to quickly become proficient at managing their systems using IBM Systems Director.

Version Release date Compatible with Download
6.2 June 2010 IBM Systems Director 6.2, 6.2.1

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