Veritas™ Operations Manager Management Server 5.0 Administrator's Guide

Article:DOC5788  |  Created: 2012-07-31  |  Updated: 2012-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5788
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Veritas™ Operations Manager Management Server 5.0 Administrator's Guide

Contents

1. Basic Veritas Operations Manager tasks
About the communication between the managed hosts and Management Server
About the frequency of managed host information discovery
Setting up the Web browser for Veritas Operations Manager
Connecting to Veritas Operations Manager Management Server
Verifying the version of a managed host in the console
Administering a UNIX or a Windows managed host
Stopping and starting the Web application
2. Configuring Management Server settings
About the methods to enhance the availability of Management Server
Viewing the Management Server settings
Configuring SMTP settings for email notifications
Enabling the analytics gathering on Management Server
About enabling Veritas Operations Manager Advanced features on Management Server in Veritas Operations Manager
Enabling Veritas Operations Manager Advanced features on Management Server in Veritas Operations Manager
Setting the period for retaining the alert and the task logs in the database
About configuring Web server settings in Veritas Operations Manager
Configuring the Web server settings
Viewing the details of active users logged in to Management Server
3. Managing alerts
About faults and risks
Viewing faults and risks
About analyzing faults
Analyzing faults
Suppressing faults
Suppress Faults options
Viewing the faults definitions
Suppressing the fault definitions
Suppress the fault definition panel options
Activating suppressed fault definitions
Activate the suppressed fault definition panel options
Activating suppressed faults
About alerts
About alert rules
Creating alert rules
Create Rule - Alert Conditions options
Create Rule - Select Alerts options
Create Rule - Trigger Alert Source options
Create Rule - Setup notifications options
Create Rule - Description
Viewing the overview of a rule
Modifying alert rules
Edit Rule - Alert Conditions options
Edit Rule - Select Alerts options
Edit Rule - Trigger Alert Source options
Edit Rule - Setup notifications options
Edit Rule - Name options
Copying alert rules
Copy Rule options
Enabling alert rules
Disabling alert rules
Deleting alert rules
Delete an Existing Rule options
Viewing alerts
About tasks
Viewing tasks
About messages posted on Activity Board
Viewing the messages posted on the Activity Board
Deleting a message that is posted on Activity Board
About setting alerts for replication
Setting the alerts for replication
Monitor RVG(s) panel options
4. Deploying Veritas Operations Manager solutions
About Veritas Operations Manager solutions
About deploying Veritas Operations Manager solutions
About deploying add-ons
About deploying packages or patches
About deploying hotfixes
Viewing solutions in the repository
Uploading a solution to repository
Uploading packages or add-ons to repository as a zip file
Installing a Veritas Operations Manager 5.0 solution
Install solution options
Upgrading add-ons
Uninstalling a Veritas Operations Manager solution
Removing a Veritas Operations Manager solution from repository
Viewing the solution deployment summary and the hosts to install solution
Installing solutions on specific managed hosts
Uninstalling solutions from specific managed hosts
Enabling the add-ons on specific managed hosts
Disabling the add-ons on specific managed hosts
Viewing the deployment requests for a solution
Viewing deployment request details for a solution
Canceling deployment request for a solution
Downloading the deployment log for a solution's deployment request
5. Managing databases
Performing the database discovery for secure databases
Select database instances options
Provide credentials options
Database Instance Credentials Summary
6. Managing clusters
Viewing the fire drill schedules
Modifying a fire drill schedule
Select Service Group(s) panel options
Schedule panel options
Summary panel options
7. Managing hosts
Overview of host discovery
How Veritas Operations Manager discovers hosts
Supported features for host discovery options
Overview of agentless discovery
About agentless discovery using the Control Host
About agentless discovery of remote hosts
Prerequisites for agentless configuration
How agentless discovery of a UNIX host works
How agentless discovery of a Windows host works
Requirements for agentless discovery of UNIX hosts
Requirements for agentless discovery of Windows hosts
Requirements for deep array discovery for agentless hosts
Commands that require root access for agentless discovery of UNIX hosts
Using the privilege control software with agentless discovery of UNIX hosts
SSH configuration requirements for agentless discovery
About installing OpenSSH on a UNIX host
About managing the hosts from Management Server
Viewing the details of the managed hosts associated with Management Server
Adding the managed hosts to Management Server using the Web console
Add host options
Adding managed hosts to Management Server using the Auto Configure (gendeploy.pl) script
Refreshing the details of the managed host
Editing the details of an agentless host
Edit agentless host options
Removing the managed hosts from the Management Server domain
About monitoring usage and configuring the automatic growth for file systems
Setting the threshold for monitoring file system usage
Monitor Capacity panel options
Monitor Capacity Summary panel options
Configuring the automatic growth of the file systems
Reclaiming thin storage for file systems
Reclaiming thin storage for disks
Compressing files in Veritas Operations Manager
About file compression in Veritas Operations Manager
Setting up compression schedules
Compression Schedule options
Adding compression directories
Select directory to add for compression options
Removing compression directories
Starting or stopping compression on demand
Compress Now options
Uncompressing directories on demand
About using Veritas Operations Manager to manage the hosts with Symantec ApplicationHA
Enabling application heartbeat for a service group
Disabling application heartbeat for a service group
8. Discovering the server and storage virtualization environment
About the virtualization technologies supported
About Control Hosts in Veritas Operations Manager
About discovering the VMware Infrastructure using Veritas Operations Manager
Requirements for discovering VirtualCenter and ESX servers using Veritas Operations Manager
How Veritas Operations Manager discovers VirtualCenter and ESX servers
Information that Veritas Operations Manager discovers on the VMware Infrastructure components
About the datastores in Veritas Operations Manager
About the multi-pathing discovery in the VMware environment
Viewing the Virtualization Management view
Configuring the virtualization discovery
Virtualization Configuration panel options
Select option panel
Virtualization Configuration progress details panel
Editing a virtualization discovery configuration in Veritas Operations Manager
Virtualization Configuration panel options (Edit)
Select option panel (Edit)
Virtualization Configuration progress details panel (Edit)
Refreshing a virtualization discovery configuration
Removing a virtualization discovery configuration
About discovering Solaris zones
Requirements for discovering Solaris zones
How Veritas Operations Manager discovers Solaris zones
Information that Veritas Operations Manager discovers on Solaris zones
Limitations of the discovery of Solaris zones in Veritas Operations Manager
About discovering Logical domains in Veritas Operations Manager
Requirements for discovering Solaris Logical domains using Veritas Operations Manager
How Veritas Operations Manager discovers Solaris Logical domains
Information on Logical domains that Veritas Operations Manager discovers
Limitations of the discovery of Logical domains in Veritas Operations Manager
About discovering LPAR and VIO in Veritas Operations Manager
About LPAR storage correlation supported in Veritas Operations Manager
Prerequisites for LPAR storage correlation support in Veritas Operations Manager
About Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization discovery
Virtual machine discovery in Microsoft Hyper-V
Storage mapping discovery in Microsoft Hyper-V
About Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization discovery in Veritas Operations Manager
About the reports related to virtualization in Veritas Operations Manager
Viewing the virtual environment summary
Viewing virtualization servers
Viewing the virtual machines
9. Downloading Storage Foundation and Storage Foundation and High Availability patches using Symantec Operations Readiness Tools
About updating the patch information on Management Server
Viewing the patches that are available on SORT for a host
Viewing the details of a patch on the SORT Web site
Updating the patch information automatically using Management Server
Updating the patch information automatically using a proxy server
Updating the patch information manually on Management Server
10. Monitoring performance
About performance metering statistics
About metered resources
About space estimation for data logs
Enable performance metering for a VMware vCenter server
Configure performance metering panel options
Disable performance metering for a VMware vCenter server
Enable performance metering for a VMware ESX server
Disable performance metering for a VMware ESX server
Enable performance metering for a host
Disable performance metering for a host
About Veritas Operations Manager performance graphs
Pre-requisite commands to view performance graphs for a resource
Viewing the performance graphs for a volume
Viewing the performance graphs for a host
Viewing the performance graphs for a disk
Viewing the performance graphs for an initiator
Viewing the performance graph for a file system
Viewing the performance graphs for a multipathing path
Viewing the performance graphs for an enclosure
11. Managing security groups
About the security model for Veritas Operations Manager
About predefined roles in Veritas Operations Manager
Viewing security group details
Adding security groups to the Veritas Operations Manager domain
New Security Group options
Modifying security groups in the Veritas Operations Manager domain
Edit Access Control options
Removing security groups from Veritas Operations Manager
12. Managing business entities
About managing business entities in Veritas Operations Manager
About composite business entities
About security privileges required to manage business entities
About Virtual Business Services
Creating Virtual Business Services
Virtual Business Service Attributes options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Object Types options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Databases options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Hosts options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base File Systems options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Service Groups options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Enclosures options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Exchange Servers options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Clusters options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Disk Groups options for creating a Virtual Business Service
Virtual Business Service summary for creating a Virtual Business Service
Business Entity Attributes options for creating a business entity
Select Base Object Types options for creating a business entity
Select Base Databases options for creating a business entity
Select Base Hosts options for creating a business entity
Select Base Clusters options for creating a business entity
Select Base Disk Groups options for creating a business entity
Select Base File Systems options for creating a business entity
Select Base Service Groups options for creating a business entity
Select Base Enclosures options for creating a business entity
Select Base Exchange Servers options for creating a business entity
Business Entity Summary options for creating a business entity
Creating Organization Entities
Organization Entity Attributes options for creating an Organization Entity
Organization Entity Summary options for creating an Organization Entity
Select Base Hosts options for creating an Organization Entity
Editing Virtual Business Services
Virtual Business Service Attributes options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Object Types options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Databases options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Hosts options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Service Groups options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base File Systems options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Disk Groups options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Enclosures options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Clusters options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Select Base Exchange Servers options for editing a Virtual Business Service
Virtual Business Service Summary for editing a Virtual Business Service
Business entity Attributes options for editing a business entity
Select Base Object Types options for editing a business entity
Select Base Databases options for editing a business entity
Select Base Hosts options for editing a business entity
Select Base Service Groups options for editing a business entity
Select Base File Systems options for editing a business entity
Select Base Disk Groups options for editing a business entity
Select Base Enclosures options for editing a business entity
Select Base Clusters options for editing a business entity
Select Base Exchange Servers options for editing a business entity
Business Entity Summary for editing a business entity
Editing Organization Entities
Organization Entity Summary for editing an Organization Entity
Select Base Hosts options for editing an Organization Entity
Organization Entity Attributes options for editing an Organization Entity
Deleting Virtual Business Services
Delete Virtual Business Service options for deleting a Virtual Business Service
Deleting Organization Entities
Delete Organization Entity options to delete an Organization Entity
Creating composite Virtual Business Services
Composite Virtual Business Service Attributes options for creating a composite Virtual Business Service
Select Virtual Business Service panel options for creating a composite Virtual Business Service
Composite Virtual Business Service Summary panel options for creating a composite Virtual Business Service
Business Entity Attributes options for creating a composite business entity
Select Business Entity panel options for creating a composite business entity
Composite Business Entity Summary panel options for creating a composite business entity
Creating composite Organization Entities
Composite Organization Entity Attributes options for creating a composite Organization Entity
Select Organization Entity panel options for creating a composite Organization Entity
Composite Organization Entity Summary panel options for creating a composite Organization Entity
Adding storage or high availability objects to existing business entities
Add to Business Entity options
Making business entities available to security groups in Veritas Operations Manager
Change Permissions options
Setting extended attributes for business entities
Select base object type options
Select related object types options
Viewing Virtual Business Services
Viewing Organization Entities
About the makeBE script
Objects used in the makeBE script
makeBE script CSV file details
makeBE script parameters details
Limitations of makeBE script
makeBE script log files
Creating business entities using the makeBE script
Importing business entities using the makeBE script
Exporting business entities using the makeBE script
Updating business entities using the makeBE script
Deleting business entities using the makeBE script
13. Managing Authentication Brokers
About managing Authentication Brokers in the Veritas Operations Manager domain
About managing domains associated with an Authentication Broker in Veritas Operations Manager
Viewing the details of the Authentication Brokers and the domains associated with them
Adding secondary Authentication Brokers to the Management Server domain
Add New Broker options
Refreshing the information associated with the Authentication Brokers
Removing the Authentication Brokers from the Veritas Operations Manager domain
Configuring Lightweight Directory Access Protocol-based authentication on Management Server
LDAP/AD Settings - discover attributes and configuration information panel options
LDAP/AD Settings - configure LDAP based authentication options
Removing Lightweight Directory Access Protocol or Active Directory configuration from the primary Authentication Broker
Enabling the authentication domains associated with an Authentication Broker
Enable Domains options
Disabling the authentication domains associated with an Authentication Broker
Disable Domains options
14. Managing licenses
About licenses
About Symantec licensing and pricing
About the Symantec Performance Value Unit
About the Symantec Performance Value Unit for VMware virtual machines
About the Symantec Performance Value Unit for Solaris LDOM virtualization server
About the Symantec Performance Value Unit for kernel-based virtual machines
About the Symantec Performance Value Unit for IBM LPAR
About assigning price tiers to hosts
About updating the price tier information on Management Server
Assigning a price tier to a host manually
Select Price Tier options
Select hosts to set chosen tier options
Assign price tier summary manually
Assigning a price tier to a host automatically
Assign the price tier summary automatically
Updating the price tier information automatically using Management Server
Updating the price tier information automatically using a proxy server
Updating the price tier information manually on Management Server
About license deployment policies
Viewing platform specific licensing and pricing information
Viewing the details of license deployment policies
Creating a license deployment policy
Create license deployment policy options
Deployment Policy Summary panel
Modifying a license deployment policy
Change thresholds of license deployment policy options
Deployment Policy Summary (modify) options
Updating the default virtual machine count factor
Update counting factor for virtual environment options
Removing a license deployment policy
15. Viewing deployment information
About License Deployment detailed view
Viewing the License Deployment Summary view
About accountable deployed licenses
Viewing the summary of product inventory
Viewing the Product-Tier Mapping summary
Viewing a product overview
Viewing hosts with product license deployed
Viewing the evidence details of a feature
Viewing the overview of a host
Viewing the overview of the licenses information for a host
Viewing product details by license key
Viewing license key details
Viewing the details of the mapping between the licenses and hosts
Viewing License-Host Mapping details
Viewing the summary of host-level license deployment exceptions
Viewing the VOM Entitlement Report
Scoping a license deployment view using business entities
Scoping License Views options
16. Using policy checks
About policy checks
About policy templates
About creating policy templates
Creating policy templates
Policy Template Details options
Select Signatures options
Select Scope options
Specify Schedule options
Policy Template Summary options
Modifying policy templates
Running a manual policy template scan
Deleting a policy template
About policy violations
Marking policy violations to exclude from the subsequent scans
About Installed Signatures
About the customized signature in Veritas Operations Manager for identifying risks
About creating a customized signature script
Sample customized signature script
About registering the customized signature
About copying the customized signature script
About using the Distribution Manager Add-on to bundle a customized signature in Veritas Operations Manager
About removing a customized signature from Veritas Operations Manager
Adding signatures to a policy template
Setting signature tunables
Set Signature Tunables options
Removing a signature from a policy template
Deleting a policy template scan
Viewing scan tunables associated with a policy scan
Removing ignored violations from the ignore list
17. Managing reports
About reports
About managing reports
Running a report
Select Scope options
Creating a report schedule
Schedule options
Specify Schedule Details options
Editing a report schedule
Enabling a report schedule
Disabling a report schedule
Removing a report schedule
Archiving reports
Archive options
Sending a report through email
Email Archived Report options
Email options
Deleting an archived report
Exporting report data to a file
18. Managing schedules
About managing schedules in Veritas Operations Manager
Enabling schedules
Disabling schedules
Deleting schedules
19. Managing Veritas Dynamic Multipathing paths
About using the Veritas DMP Maintenance functionality in Veritas Operations Manager
Disabling the DMP paths on an array
Start panel options
Select Enclosure panel options
Specify Array Port(s) panel options
Path Disable Confirmation panel options
Veritas DMP Maintenance Associations Report
Paths Disabled panel options
Disabling the DMP paths on an initiator
Select Host(s) panel options
Select Initiators panel options
Re-enabling the DMP paths on an array or initiator
Paths Re-Enable Confirmation panel options
Paths Enabled panel options
Veritas DMP Maintenance Result Summary panel
Resuming an incomplete DMP maintenance case
Reviewing the output and results of a completed DMP maintenance case
Removing a completed DMP maintenance case record
20. Managing extended attributes on storage objects
About using extended attributes on the objects
Viewing the list of extended attributes
Creating an extended attribute on one or more storage objects
Create Extended Attribute options
Modifying an extended attribute
Edit Extended Attribute options
Removing an extended attribute
Setting values to the extended attributes on one or more objects
Set Extended Attributes option
Modifying the extended attributes value on an object
Edit Extended Attributes option (object)
21. Veritas Operations Manager command line interface
About the vomadm utility
Listing all configured enclosures using the vomadm utility
Host management using the vomadm utility
Deployment management using the vomadm utility
Business entity management using the vomadm utility
Service management using the vomadm utility
A. Command file reference
B. Managing Veritas Operations Manager logging
About log files
About log file locations
C. VOM pricing model
Veritas Operations Manager Advanced License Requirements

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