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User Guide

You can filter the hosts by clicking Service Selector in the action panel to open the

Service Selector dialog. For more information on working with the Service Selector,

refer to “ Examining Details on a Single Service ” on page 105.

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Viewing Host Performance

You can view the performance of:

• a single host

• all monitored hosts

• hosts in real-time

Viewing Performance of a Single Host

The Host Resource dashboard provides a detailed full-page view of the performance of a single host. It contains charts and tables that provide details about CPU, memory, disk

I/O, and network utilization.

This dashboard shows more current and historical information than the Host Monitor dashboard, which is more like a real-time monitor.

To view the performance of a single host:

1 From the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Hosts > Host Resource .

The Host Resource dashboard appears.

Monitoring Agents and Hosts

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The name of the current host is at the top left of the dashboard. To see data for another host, click Host Selector in the action panel to open the Host Selector dialog, where you can choose another host.

Viewing Performance on All Monitored Hosts

The Hosts Table dashboard is the best high-level summary of host performance. It summarizes information on alarms and CPU, memory, disk, and network utilization for active hosts. This dashboard is useful for monitoring from a host perspective, especially where there is a large number of hosts.

To view the performance on all monitored hosts:

• From the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Hosts > Hosts

The Hosts Table dashboard appears.

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You can remove one or more of the columns in the table by clicking the edit icon at the right-hand end of the title bar to open a list of columns, where you can de-select the column(s) that you want to remove.

You can filter the list of hosts by clicking Host Filter in the action panel to open the

Host Filter dialog.

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You can choose to display all hosts or only active hosts and filter the information from each host by service.

Viewing Real-Time Performance

The Host Monitor dashboard provides a real-time overview of how a host is functioning. The name of the current host is at the top left of the dashboard. The state of

the various components is indicated by colors (see “ State Icons ” on page 95 for details).

Discs with stateless metrics are displayed in blue.

To view real-time performance of hosts:

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From the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Hosts > Host Monitor.

To select a host to view in the host monitor, select the host from the Host Selector menu at the bottom of the navigation panel on the left.

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Drilling Down to Detail Views

The dwells in this dashboard are mostly charts, such as the one in the Host Monitor dashboard. This dashboard also has a number of areas from which you can drill down to more detailed dashboards.

For example, clicking the Processes button in the CPU view takes you to a dashboard that displays detailed information about CPU utilization and processes for the current host, as shown below.

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Hovering over a line or area in a chart displays a tooltip with data for the nearest time.

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