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QoreStor 6.0.0 - User Guide

Introducing the QoreStor documentation Introducing QoreStor Setting up your QoreStor system Configuring QoreStor settings Managing containers Managing storage groups Managing replications Managing Users Managing QoreStor Remotely Monitoring the QoreStor system Support, maintenance, and troubleshooting

Viewing QoreStor statistics by using the CLI

An alternate method for viewing the current QoreStor statistics is by using the QoreStor CLI command: stats --system. This command shows the following categories of system statistics:

  • Capacity Used (system capacity used in Gibibytes or GiBs)
  • Capacity Free (system capacity free in GiBs)
  • Read Throughput (read throughput rate in Mebibytes or MiB/s)
  • Write Throughput (write throughput rate in MiB/s)
  • Current Files (current number of files in system)
  • Current Bytes (current number of ingested bytes in system)
  • Post Dedupe Bytes (number of bytes after deduplication)
  • Post Compression Bytes (number of bytes after compression)
  • Post Encryption Bytes
  • Post Encryption Bytes in GiB
  • Cleaner Status (current space reclamation process status)
  • Compression Status (current compression status)
  • Total Inodes (total number of data structures)
  • Bytes decrypted
  • Dedupe Savings (deduplication storage savings by percentage)
  • Compression Savings (compression storage savings by percentage)
  • Total Savings (total storage savings by percentage)

For more information on QoreStor CLI commands, see the QoreStor Command Line Reference Guide.

Monitoring system alerts

You can easily view current system alerts and events in the QoreStor GUI.

  • To view system alerts, click the Alerts icon in the header pane.

    The Alerts drawer displays the active alerts.

    NOTE: For a detailed list of possibly occurring alerts, see the topic, “QoreStor system alert and event messages,” in the “Support, maintenance, and troubleshooting” chapter of this guide.

Monitoring clients

You can easily view the current clients that are connected to the QoreStor system. Client information can be viewed through the System Configuration page in the QoreStor GUI, or using the QoreStor CLI. .

Monitoring clients through the QoreStor GUI

  1. To view client information for QoreStor, on the navigation menu, click System Configuration.

    The total number of currently active clients for a particular type is displayed at the bottom of the page.

  2. Client information is grouped by client type (RDA/OST, NFS/CIFS, NDMP, iSCSI, or FC). To view client information, click the appropriate pane to view information for that client type.

Monitoring clients through the QoreStor CLI

You can monitor client status through the CLI by using either the rda or ost commands.

To monitor clients, complete the following steps:

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  2. View client information with the appropriate client command
    stats –clients[--type <NFS|CIFS|OST|RDS|NDMP|ISCSI|FC>]

    Refer to the QoreStor Command Line Reference Guide for more information.


Monitoring system events

You can easily view and filter current system events in the QoreStor GUI. To monitor QoreStor events, follow these steps:

  1. In the navigation menu, click Events.

    The Events page displays a summary table of events listed by index number, severity (Informational, Warning, or Critical), timestamp of the event, and brief message describing the event.

  2. To filter the list of events, do any of the following:
    • In the Date Range field, click to select a range of dates.
    • In the Message field, enter a word or string of words for which to search in Event messages. (The system is not case-sensitive)
    • In the Filter Events field, select the severity level for which to search as Info, Warning, or Critical.
    • Click Filter. Search results appear in the Events summary table.

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