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Foglight for Storage Management Shared 4.5.5 - User and Reference Guide

Getting Started Monitoring Storage Performance Investigating Storage Devices Investigating Storage Components Troubleshooting Storage Performance Managing Data Collection, Rules, and Alarms Understanding Metrics Online-Only Topics

Locating SAN Topology Objects in Foglight for Storage Management

NOTE: You require the Foglight for Storage Management role Administrator to access the Configuration > Data menu.

You can explore directly the metrics and data captured for monitored storage devices and their components. Data is displayed as a hierarchy of objects.

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Expand the Storage & SAN branch.
For example, the following image shows a selected FC Switch (brocade3900_3). The Data Rate metric, which is called bytesRcvd, is selected and displayed in the Property Viewer. The Property Viewer contains tables showing all collected values for the selected metric. For more information, see Understanding Metric Data in Charts and Tables.
Figure 10. Property Viewer

 

Online-Only Topics

Use this dashboard to identify poorly-performing devices, investigate alarms, and begin investigating the issues that are contributing to problems.

Reports. Creating Storage Reports (displayed when users have the General Access role)
Administration. Managing Data Collection, Rules, and Alarms (displayed when users have the Storage Administrator role)
Getting Started. For purchasing licenses only (displayed when users have the Storage Administrator role)

Storage Environment Dashboard

Use this dashboard to identify poorly-performing devices, investigate alarms, and begin investigating the issues that are contributing to problems.

Reports. Creating Storage Reports (displayed when users have the General Access role)
Administration. Managing Data Collection, Rules, and Alarms (displayed when users have the Storage Administrator role)
Getting Started. For purchasing licenses only (displayed when users have the Storage Administrator role)

Storage Explorer

The Storage Explorer enables you to quickly find and investigate any storage device in your storage environment.

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