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

The system administrator Manage & Monitor tab differs from the organization administrator Manage & 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 panel on the left, and select either the Triggered alarms tab or the Definitions tab.

Option

Description

Triggered alarms

Includes alarm severity, description, definition, and the target object. To acknowledge an alarm, right-click the Acknowledged By text box and select Acknowledge. If more than one system administrator monitors Data Director, the acknowledgement mechanism allows them to communicate that someone knows about the alarm.

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 alarms from this tab. See Create a Custom Alarm.

4

Click Tasks & 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. The Tasks tab includes information about the target and the user who initiated the task.

Information such as related events appear in the Details panel below the Tasks table. A task can have no related event or one or more related events. Click the event in the Details panel to view the event in the Tasks & Events tab.

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. Events can be of type info, error, or warning. Use Hide Info Events to limit the choices. You can filter the Events pane to show only some of the columns.

Information such as related tasks appear in the Details panel below the Events table. An event can have no related tasks, or one related tasks. Click the task in the Details panel to view the task in the Tasks & Events pane.

5

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

6

Use the filter options below the Action and Reload icon 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 Browse.

b

Select the specific resource bundles or organizations for which you want to generate a report. By default, no objects are selected.

c

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

d

Select Compute & Network or Storage to focus the report.

e

Click the Filter button to filter the report.

f

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

Interval Reports

a

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

b

Select the resource bundles or organizations for which you want to generate a report.

c

Select a sampling interval.

d

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

e

Select Compute & 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 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 & Monitor options, or customize and download reports.