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Metalogix Diagnostic Manager 4.15 - User Guide

Copyright Welcome to Metalogix Diagnostic Manager Getting Started The Diagnostic Manager Home Page Configuring your Deployment Using Alerts Viewing and Reporting on the Performance of SharePoint Farms, Server Group, and Office 365 Tenants Monitoring SharePoint and Web Pages Viewing the Health of a Farm Monitoring StoragePoint Timer Job Performance Viewing ULS Log Entries for a Farm Viewing the Status of Data Collection Jobs Viewing a Content Summary Using the Web Dashboard to View Performance Data from Within a SharePoint Site Reporting Managing Metalogix Diagnostic Manager Setting the Collection Service Options About Us

Refreshing the Farm Topology

The Metalogix Diagnostic Manager Collection Service automatically refreshes its list of servers and other topology data within a SharePoint farm.  By default, this data is collected every 24 hours. You can also force the Collection Service to refresh this data immediately if you choose.

To refresh topology for a single SharePoint farm immediately:

1.In the Management Console tree, select a farm or its Servers node for the farm whose topology you want to refresh, right-click then choose Refresh Farm Topology.

2.Use one of the following options:

§In the Management Console ribbon, choose Overview  >  Refresh Farm Topology.

OR

§right-click and choose Refresh Farm topology.

Collecting Metrics for All Servers or Pages Immediately

Normally,  Metalogix Diagnostic Manager collects server metrics from the servers that make up your SharePoint farm or Server Group on a schedule you specify (see Setting the Collection Service Options). If necessary, you can also collect the metrics immediately.

To collect server metrics in real time:

1.In the Management Console tree, select the farm or Server Group from which you want to collect metrics.

2.Use one of the following options:

§Right-click and choose Collect performance data for all Farm (or Server Group) servers

OR

§In the Farm section of the ribbon, choose Collect metrics for all farm (or Server Group) servers.

To collect monitored page metrics in real time:

1In the Management Console tree, select the farm or Server Group for which you want to collect page metrics.

2Use one of the following options:

§Right-click and choose Collect performance data for all Farm (or Server Group) pages.

OR

§In the Farm section of the ribbon, choose Overview > Collect metrics for all farm (or Server Group) pages.

 

Viewing Server Detail

You can use Metalogix Diagnostic Manager to view the status of all servers or individuals servers, within a farm or Server Group, as well as customize the graphical view of server data.

Checking Server Access

If you are experiencing issues with data collection, you can check that the account(s) used for data collection have the appropriate access and permissions to all servers in the farm using the Check Server Access feature.

To check server access:

1In the Management Console tree, select the farm or Server Group whose server access you want to check.

2Use one of the following options:

§Right-click and choose Check Server Access.

OR

§In the Farm section of the ribbon, choose Overview > Check Server Access.

Metalogix Diagnostic Manager performs the following checks:

·For a farm Topology server, access to the Config database connection string

·For each server in the farm:

§WMI access to

§Windows Registry, and

§Windows Services

·access to the master database of each SQL Server instance.

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If the account fails any of the server access and permissions checks, you can fix the issue on the affected server(s) then [Run Checks Again].

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