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Quest VROOM 1.1 - User Guide

Agents related commands

The Administration view shows a list of existing agent instances and a set of agent management commands at the top of the list. Use it to verify that your agents are collecting data from the monitored environment.

The following commands are available:

Add: Starts a workflow for creating new agent instances. For more information, see Creating Rapid Recovery Agent.
Refresh: Refreshes the list of agent instances and their states.
Activate: Activates one or more selected agent instances. Activating an agent instance starts the agent process on the machine on which the agent is installed.
Deactivate: Deactivates one or more selected agent instances. Deactivating an agent stops the agent process on the machine on which the agent is installed.
Start Data Collection: Starts the data collection for one or more selected agent instances. Starting an agent’s data collection causes the agent to begin monitoring the Rapid Recovery Core and to send the collected metrics back to the Management Server.
Stop Data Collection: Stops the data collection for one or more selected agent instances. Stopping an agent’s data collection causes the agent to stop monitoring the Rapid Recovery Core.
Edit Properties: Starts a workflow for editing the properties of one or more selected agent instances. Each agent comes with a set of properties that it uses to configure its correct running state. Editing agent properties .
Remove: Deletes the selected agent instance.
Update Agent: Updates the agent package to the latest version.

To perform any of the available commands, select one or more check boxes in the left-most column and click the appropriate button. For example, to start an agent’s data collection, select the check box in the agent row and click Start Data Collection.

Creating Rapid Recovery Agent

The Rapid Recovery Agents collect data from your Rapid Recovery infrastructure and sends it to the Rapid Recovery Core Server. The agents keep track of resource utilization metrics and alerts you when certain pre-defined thresholds are reached.

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On the navigation panel, under Homes, click Protection.
The Protection dashboard opens.
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On the menu bar, click the Administration tab.
The Administration view appears at the bottom of the Protection dashboard.
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In the Administration view, click Add.
The Agent Setup Wizard dialog box opens.
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In the Select Fglam Client step, select the agent manager on which the new agent is to be deployed, and then click Next.
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In the Select Rapid Recovery Core Server step, specify the following values, as needed, then click Next.
Rapid Recovery Core Server: The name or IP address of the computer on Rapid Recovery Core Server is running.
Port: The HTTP port number used by the Rapid Recovery Core Server.
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In the Credential Verification step, perform either of the following:
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Select Add Rapid Recovery Core server to a new credential, then the Create New Credential view appears on the right. Specify the credential related information, and then click Next.
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Select Add Rapid Recovery Core server to an existing credential, then the Selected Existing Credential view appears on the right. Select an existing credential, and then click Next.
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In the Summary step, confirm the agent information, and then click Finish.

Editing agent properties

Default versions of these properties are installed with Foglight. However, you can edit the default shareable and agent properties, configure agent properties that apply only to a specific agent instance, and create edited clones of shareable properties that are used by a subset of agents of a certain type.

To edit the Rapid Recovery Agent properties:
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On the navigation panel, under Homes, click Protection.
The Protection dashboard opens.
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On the menu bar, click the Administration tab.
The Administration view appears at the bottom of the Protection dashboard.

 

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