Explore monitoring customizations to learn about available options. You can then customize the Manage and Monitor tab.

The system administrator Manage and Monitor tab differs from the organization administrator Manage and Monitor tab. See Explore Monitoring Customizations for Organization Administrators if you are an organization administrator.

Log in to vFabric Data Director with system administrator privileges.

1

Click the Manage & Monitor tab in the Data Director client.

2

Click Organizations to display all organizations and the resource allocation for each organization.

You can click an organization name to display details about the organization.

3

Click Alarms in the left panel, and click a tab.

Option

Description

Triggered Alarms

Includes alarm severity, description, definition, and the target object. Right-click the alarm item and select Acknowledge. Your user name appears in the Acknowledged By column.

Definitions

Includes the trigger type (event or performance), the alarm name and alarm trigger, where the alarm was define, the object the alarm is monitoring, who defined the alarm, and the alarm status. You can create custom alarm rules from this tab. See Create a Custom Alarm.

4

Click Tasks and Events in the panel on the left, and click either Tasks or Events.

Option

Description

Tasks

Tasks are scheduled system activities requested by the system or a user, for example, Create database and Repair database. A task can succeed or fail.

Click a task to display information about the task in the Task Details panel A task can have no one or more related events, or none. For certain tasks, a right-button menu allows you to cancel or retry the task.

Events

Events are records of user actions or system actions. For example, the system logs when a user logs in to Data Director, or when a database is repaired. Select the Hide Info Eventscheck box to limit the choices to events of type error and warning.

Click an event to display information about it in the Events Details panel. An event can have no related tasks, or one related task.

5

Click Reports, and click Summary Reports or Time Interval Reports.

6

Use the filter options to customize what the system displays.

The customization steps depend on the report type.

Report type

Action

Summary Report

a

Select Resource bundle or Organization from the Type drop-down menu and click Choose.

b

Select a resource bundle or organization. By default, all objects are selected.

c

Select a time range, or click Customize to configure a custom time range.

d

Select Compute and Network or Storage.

e

Click the Filter button to filter the report.

f

Click the Action icon and select Download Report to download the report.

Time Interval Reports

a

Select Resource bundle or Organization from the Type drop-down menu and click Choose.

b

Select a resource bundle or organization.

c

Select a sampling interval.

d

Select a time range or click Custom Time Range to configure a custom time range.

e

Select Compute and Network or Storage to focus the report.

f

Select the sampling mechanism from the Sampling drop-down menu.

g

Click the Filter button to filter the report.

h

Click the Action icon and select Download Report to download the report.

7

Click Resource Bundles or Datastore Usage to display all resource panels or all data stores and corresponding usage information.

Customize the Manage and Monitor options, or customize and download reports.