The storage appliance dashboard contains basic information about the storage appliance's status, including incidents, space usage, disk I/O activity graphical representations, number of LUNs, number of shares, and last configuration details in the form of eight dashlets. See Viewing the Storage Appliance Dashboard for the steps to view the dashboard of a selected storage appliance.
The dashlets are displayed as shown in Figure 33-1. Click the icon beneath the dashboard to switch to another set of dashlets.
Figure 33-1 Dashlets View
You can view the following dashlets in the storage appliance dashboard:
Basic Hardware Information: Displays the model name of the appliance or storage server, IP Address, CPU, Version, Role, and Locator details. It also provides information if a new appliance version is available for download.
Open Incidents: Displays the number of open incidents in the fatal, critical, and warning categories. Click the number displayed as the open incident in this dashlet to view detailed information about the incidents in that category.
Storage Utilization: Displays the percentage of used space and available space of the appliance or storage server. It displays the storage utilization at the appliance level.
Disk I/O Bytes/Sec (Last 24 Hour): Displays the graphical representation of overall disk I/O activity in bytes per second on the storage appliance.
Distribution of Logical Units Utilization: Displays the total number of LUNs used in the form of graphical representation. It also provides distribution of LUNs based on storage utilization percentage.
Distribution of Share Utilization: Displays the total number of shares used in the form of graphical representation. It also provides distribution of shares based on storage utilization percentage.
Disk I/O Ops/Sec (Last 24 Hour): Displays the graphical representation of the overall disk I/O operations per second on the storage appliance.
Last Configuration details: Displays the date and time information of the last configuration change and last reported incident.
To view a storage appliance's dashboard, perform the following steps:
You can view a list of appliance targets under Servers, Storage and Network.
The target name, target type, and the target status of the selected target is displayed in the right pane.
To view a storage appliance cluster's dashboard, perform the following steps:
You can view a list of cluster targets under Groups, Systems and Services.
The target name, target type, and the target status of the selected cluster target is displayed in the right pane.