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    Managing Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure from vROps

    You can view the Juniper Networks data center infrastructure by using the various dashboards that are installed when you add the Juniper Networks Management Pack to vROps. In addition to this, you can use the Juniper Infrastructure view to display additional details for the data center and devices.

    This topic describes how to:

    Open the Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure View

    To open the Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure View:

    1. Do one of the following:
      • Click in the left navigation pane tool bar.
      • Select Environment from the list in the left navigation pane tool bar
    2. From the Environment Overview pane, select Juniper Infrastructure.

      The Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure View page opens. The left pane displays the list of data centers that are part of Juniper infrastructure. The right pane displays details about the selected data center. Navigate the tabs in the right pane to get more details about each data center.

    View Data Center Details

    To view the data center details in the Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure View page:

    1. Select a network fabric from the left navigation pane to view details about the fabric.
    2. Use the following tabs in the right pane of the Juniper Networks Data Center Infrastructure View page to view more details about the selected data center:
      • Summary—Displays information summary under three categories—Health, Risk, and Efficiency. Each category displays a badge and top alerts for the fabric and descendants, for example the Figure 1 shows the health status of the fabric device bng-11kona(VC). The badge color indicates the status of the fabric against each category.

        Figure 1: Summary - Health Status

        Summary - Health Status
      • All Metrics—Displays the object relationship between the selected fabric and other devices. Double-click the device that you are troubleshooting, to view it in the context of parent and child objects.
      • Alerts—Displays all the alerts for the selected fabric and descendants. Click the alert description for displaying details about an alert.
      • Analysis—Displays anomalies in the fabric, if any.
      • Troubleshooting—Enables you to troubleshoot issues in the fabric and descendants by using the data presented under four tabs:
        • Symptoms—Displays the symptoms that you can use to analyze and troubleshoot issues.
        • Timeline—Displays a customizable timeline. You can use the timeline to identify common trends over time.
        • Events—Displays changes that occurred on the selected fabric or descendants because of user actions, system actions, triggered symptoms, or generated alerts.
      • Details—Displays details about the network fabric and the fabric members, such as the current active alerts, CPU and memory utilization of the fabric device and fabric members, and a list of symptoms. To view any of these details, click the corresponding item in the list. vROps displays the details for the item.
      • Environment—Displays the topology of the network fabric along with the data centers and the fabric members.
      • Projects—Displays list of all the projects generated for the selected object, group, or application.
      • Badge Alerts—Displays the Health. Risk, and Efficiency details.
      • Reports—You can generate reports using an existing report template or create a new report template and generate reports using the new template.

      Note: See the vROps online Help to understand more about the Reports functionality.

    Open Network Director from vROps

    You can directly launch Network Director from vROps to view the port utilization and alarm details of a member device or to view the connectivity of member devices.

    To open Network Director from vROps:

    1. Select a network fabric from the left navigation pane.
    2. Do one of the following:
      • To view the port utilization of a member of Virtual Chassis, Virtual Chassis Fabric, QFabric devices, Layer 3 Fabric, select View Port Utilization from the Actions menu.

        The Network Director user interface opens in a new window displaying the Utilization for Device page. This page displays the port utilization trend for the selected devices or member. For more details, see Utilization for Device page documentation.

        Note: This functionality is available for Layer 3 Fabric only at the member level and not at the fabric level.

      • To view alarm details for the selected fabric, select View Alarms from the Actions menu.

        The Network Director user interface opens in a new window. After you log in, Network Director opens the Fault mode displaying the current active alarms for the selected fabric in various alarm widgets.

        Note: This functionality is available for Layer 3 Fabric only at the member level and not at the fabric level.

      • To view connectivity between the fabric and other devices such as switches, hosts, and virtual machines, select View Device Connectivity from the Actions menu.

        The Network Director user interface opens in a new window. After you log in, Network Director opens the Build mode displaying the Device Connectivity page for the selected fabric.

        Note: The View Device Connectivity task is not available for QFabric devices.

      • To view connectivity between the members of the selected fabric, select View Fabric Internal Connectivity from the Actions menu.

        Network Director user interface opens in a new window. After you log in, Network Director opens the Build mode displaying the Connectivity view for the type of fabric you selected.

        Note: The View Fabric Internal Connectivity task is available only for Virtual Chassis, Virtual Chassis Fabric devices, and QFabric devices.

    Modified: 2018-01-29