Veritas Appliance Management Guide
- Configuring an appliance as an AMS
- Applying management updates on earlier appliance versions
- Managing appliances from the Home page
- Using Activity Monitor and Events
When you open the NetBackup Appliance Web Console login page and log in as an AMS user, you can access the home page on the Appliance Management Console. This page is displayed after you have configured the appliance role like a master server.
From the Home page, you can add the appliances that you want to manage (agents). Only NetBackup 3.1 or later appliances that are configured as a master or a media server can be added.
Appliances that use software versions 2.7.3 and 3.0 can now be added and are also supported for upgrades through the Appliance Management Console. To add or upgrade appliances with versions 2.7.3 or 3.0 from the Appliance Management Console, you must first apply specific EEBs on those appliances. Check this link for more information.
Table: Home page describes each column that appears on the Home page.
Table: Home page
Displays the hostname (FQDN) of the agents that are managed from the Appliance Management Console.
Click the hostname to view the appliance details and performance metrics.
Displays the hardware model of the agent
Role of the agent like master or media
Associated master server of the agent. This field is blank if the agent itself is a master server.
Version of the appliance software.
Version of the AMS or Agent software on the appliance depending on whether the appliance is configured as an AMS or an agent.
When the AMS or agent is updated to version 1.2, the AMS/Agent version column may be empty after the update. It can take up to an hour for the AMS/agent versions to be displayed on the Home page.
Total capacity used
Used capacity on the agent. This includes all partitions like MSDP, AdvancedDisk, Shares, Configuration, and so on.
The used capacity is shown graphically in percentage.
Last contact time
Displays the time when either of the following occur:
You can add the appliances that you want to manage by clicking. You can also remove the selected agents by clicking .
Useto upgrade software or install EEB (patch) on selected agents. You can also search for specific hostnames, versions, or models on this page.
You cannot upgrade or install EEB on an AMS.