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Monitoring QFabric Devices and Components

 

This topic describes how to monitor QFabric devices and their components, and which QFabric-specific monitors are available.

To monitor a QFabric device or its components:

  1. Click Monitor in the Network Director banner.
  2. Select a QFabric device node or a node within a QFabric device node that you want to monitor in the View pane.

    The tabs and monitors that are available depend on the type of node you select.

  3. To get information about a monitor, click the Help button in its title bar, or refer to Table 1 for information about the QFabric-specific monitors that are available for each node type.

Table 1: Monitors Available for QFabric Devices and Components

QFabric Node Type Selected in the View Pane

Monitoring Tab

Available QFabric-Specific Monitors

QFabric device

Summary

Equipment

Status Monitor for QFabric Systems

Fabric Analysis

For information about fabric analysis, see Analyzing QFabric Devices.

Directors folder

Summary

QFabric Director Status Monitor

Director device

Summary

Interconnects folder

Summary

QFabric Interconnect Status Summary Monitor

Interconnect device

Equipment

Status Monitor for QFabric Interconnects

Node Group folder (applies to Server, Redundant Server, and Network Node Groups)

Summary

Node Device Summary Monitor

Node Group (applies to Server, Redundant Server, and Network Node Groups)

Summary

Node Device Summary Monitor

Node device (applies to Server, Redundant Server, and Network Nodes)

Summary

Access vs. Uplink Port Utilization Trend Monitor

Equipment

Status Monitor for QFabric Nodes