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Aggregate of Network Device Entities

Each network device has multiple entities such as interfaces, kernel, power, fan, and so on. Contrail Insights supports creation of aggregate of network device entities.

  • Charts are viewable for the aggregate.

  • Both static and dynamic rules are supported.

  • SLA health and risk profiles for the aggregate are supported.

Create an Aggregate of Network Device Entities

To create an aggregate of network device entities:

  1. From the Contrail Insights Dashboard, select Aggregates from the drop-down list.

    Figure 1: Create Aggregates from DashboardCreate Aggregates from Dashboard
  2. Select Update Aggregates.

    Figure 2: Update Aggregates from DashboardUpdate Aggregates from Dashboard
  3. Select New Aggregate.

    Figure 3: Configure New AggregateConfigure New Aggregate
  4. Select the Aggregate type as Network Device Entities.

    Figure 4: Select Aggregate Type from DashboardSelect Aggregate Type from Dashboard
  5. Select the network devices you want to monitor by choosing from the Resource drop-down list.

    Figure 5: Select Network Devices to MonitorSelect Network Devices to Monitor
  6. Select the entity type to create an aggregate for.

    Figure 6: Aggregates Entity Types Aggregates Entity Types
  7. Select the entities that are to be monitored.

    Figure 7: Select Entities to MonitorSelect Entities to Monitor
  8. Click Create to create the aggregate.

    Figure 8: Create Aggregate - Dashboard ViewCreate Aggregate - Dashboard View

View Charts for Aggregate of Network Device Entities

  1. From the Contrail Insights Dashboard, select Infrastructure > Aggregates. Then select the aggregate you created.

    Figure 9: Select a Created AggregateSelect a Created Aggregate
  2. The members of the aggregate are displayed. Select Charts to view charts.

    Figure 10: View Members of AggregateView Members of Aggregate
  3. If there are multiple sources, for example, SNMP, GRPC, JTI, select the one you want to view charts for.

    Figure 11: Select Source for Chart DisplaySelect Source for Chart Display
  4. After selecting a source, charts are displayed. To view charts for other sources, select the source from the drop down.

    Figure 12: Aggregate ChartsAggregate Charts

    Figure 13: Select a Different Source from ChartsSelect a Different Source from Charts