Veritas InfoScale 7.3.1 Getting Started Guide - Windows

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Product(s): InfoScale & Storage Foundation (7.3.1)

User interfaces

The InfoScale products offer the following user interfaces:

Veritas Enterprise Administrator (VEA) console

The Veritas Enterprise Administrator (VEA) console provides a graphical view of your storage. It lets you monitor and manage storage objects, which include disk groups, disks, volumes, and Fibre Channel and iSCSI storage arrays. The following figure depicts the Disk Groups view of a system.

VEA console: Disk Groups: Disk View
Cluster Manager (Java console)

The Cluster Manager interface, which is also referred to as the Java console, offers complete administration capabilities for a cluster. You can use the different views in the Java console to monitor clusters and VCS objects, which include service groups, systems, resources, and resource types.

The Cluster Manager (Java console) is available at:

https://www.veritas.com/content/trial/en/us/vcs-utilities.html

Solutions Configuration Center (SCC)

The Solutions Configuration Center (SCC) interface guides you through setting up your InfoScale environment for various configurations:

  • Local area high availability at a single site for new or existing application installations

  • Metropolitan area disaster recovery with campus clusters

  • Wide area disaster recovery with global clusters

  • Quick recovery for on-host recovery of application data

  • Fire drill to test the readiness of your disaster recovery environment

The Applications tab lets you configure an application for different solutions, by guiding you through the workflow. The following figure depicts the Disaster Recovery Configuration workflow for generic applications.

SCC: Applications tab: Solutions for generic applications

The Solutions tab lets you easily access a wizard to configure your application for a particular solution. The following figure depicts the list of Disaster Recovery Configuration Wizards for the supported applications.

SCC: Solutions tab: DR configuration wizards
Command-line interfaces (CLIs)

The InfoScale products also provide many CLIs that let you set up your availability and storage configurations. For example, the VCWsilent utility lets you create and delete clusters, one at a time. For further information about these CLIs, refer to the appropriate administrator's guides.

Symantec High Availability dashboard

Cluster Server provides the Symantec High Availability dashboard, which is an interface that integrates with the VMware vSphere Web Client. Use this dashboard to administer application monitoring at a cluster-level or data center-level in a VMware virtual environment that involves non-shared VMware virtual disks.

Symantec High Availability view

Cluster Server provides the Symantec High Availability tab, which is an interface that integrates with the VMware vSphere Web Client. Use this tab to configure and control application monitoring on an individual virtual machine in a VMware virtual environment that involves non-shared VMware virtual disks.

Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager

Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager provides a single centralized management console for InfoScale products. You can use it to monitor, visualize, and manage storage and cluster resources, and generate reports about these components in the Management Server domain. Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager helps administrators centrally manage diverse data center environments.