33.10 About Storage Configuration Topology

Enterprise Manager allows you to view the relationship between storage servers and storage clients. The Topology option displays the relationships between each exposed element such as LUNs or shares of the storage server and it's presence on a given host as devices and filesystems. It also shows the relationship between various applications such as database, or virtualization entities like VMs, and so on.

You can view the storage configuration topology of the storage appliance or the host. You can also view the storage configuration topology of a specific storage server element or a specific host element. Select the respective element and choose to view the topology details. See Viewing Storage Configuration Topology for the steps to view the topology of a selected storage appliance or a host.

33.10.1 Viewing Storage Configuration Topology

To view topology information of a selected target, perform the following steps:

  1. From the Targets menu, select All Targets.
  2. In the left navigation pane, expand Servers, Storage and Network target type.

    You can view a list of appliance targets under Servers, Storage and Network.


    To view the cluster targets, expand Groups, Systems and Services in the left navigation pane. Select a specific cluster target in the right pane.

  3. Click a specific appliance target under Servers, Storage and Network.

    The target name, target type, and the target status of the selected target is displayed in the right pane.

  4. You can view the storage configuration topology information by following one of these methods:
    • Right-click on a target name in the right pane to view the related options.

    • Click a specific target in the right pane, and then click the target drop-down list, which appears to the top-left of the user interface.

  5. Select Configuration and click Topology.