Navigating through Features – Overview
Navigating Through Features
Logging on to NonStop
This is the first screen displayed when you connect to the port where your Web ViewPoint Enterprise (WVP E) is installed.
Note: Software version number/code, along with the name of the NonStop Server you are connected to are displayed to the right of the WVP E logo.
- Enter either your Guardian Group.User ID/name, or Alias on the top field. “Remember me” checkbox will remember your user ID/Alias for future.
- Enter your password in the second field and click on the right arrow or hit either Enter or Return key.
Note: If you are connected to a Neighborhood, you can click on the Neighborhood/Globe icon (below the Password field) to select the Servers you want to connect to. You also have the option to choose Whether you want the same password to be used for all Servers, or you should be prompted for each node. Same Guardian Group.User will be used across the neighborhood. To use the same password on all Servers, check the “Single Sign on” box.
Following items on the toolbar are available regardless of which screen is displayed. They are:
- Progress bar. Green and rotating if connection is active. Red and static if there is a disruption. When red, click to see more details.
- Duplicate Window. Click to duplicate the current Window on a new Window. Use when wanting to see multiple windows, side by side.
- Threshold breach. Click to see a list of all current Threshold.
- [Quick access Drop boxes]. This is shown if you elect to see it in User Settings. It enables you to quickly access different features and Servers.
- VHS. This supports legacy environments when application events were using VHS (Virtual Home Server). Click of the icon gives you options to open a Window for each. More detail on how they work can be found in section: VHS.
- Help. Opens this content, but points to the section relevant to the screen currently displayed.
- Profile. – Click displays the following:
- Current NonStop Guardian user ID or Alias of the user currently logged on.
- Choose the initial Server and feature to be displayed when you first log in.
- Choose whether to see the Quick Navigation dropdown boxes on the top toolbar, whether a new selection from that toolbox should open in a new Window.
- [Change Password]. Select a Server and follow the prompts to change your NonStop password.
Note: This is displayed only if its parameter is set on NonStop to which the user is logged on to (See PARAMs section for more information).
This refers to how WVP E features are organized on the browser’s left panel. A globe icon is displayed on the highest level. Click on this icon to see the current Performance statistics of any one or all the neighborhood Servers. Details on this feature may be on section: Global Dash. Below the globe icon, each NonStop Server is identified by its name (e.g., \MYNSTOP). Click on the Server name to open its leaves to access features described below:
- Events. See live and historical EMS (Event Management System) Events.
- Operation. Operational interface to four major Subsystems:
- Pathways. NonStop Pathway (TS/MP) Subsystem.
- Spooler. NonStop Spooler subsystem.
- Storage: NonStop Storage subsystem.
- OSS (Open System Services).
- Analyses. Analytics on EMS Events and Storage:
- Events. Summary to detail analytics of EMS Events over months, days, and hours.
- Storage. Daily Snapshots of storage analytics, with summary to detail links, & commands.
- Admin – Administration & configuration features:
- Alerts. Setup Operation (e.g., EMS Events, NonStop Subsystems, etc.) conditions you want monitored; act when met, and alert/forward features.
- Analyzer. Configure Event Analyzer related settings.
- Delivery. Configure the following settings:
- SNMP. Define SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) information required to forward Events to Enterprise Management software (e.g., Tivoli).
- SMTP Server. Define SMTP information needed to email out Alerts.
- EMS. Settings related to Events & Alerts setup:
- BAM. Business Application Manual is a collection of informative fields (description, cause, effect, recovery) about Events generated by your in-house applications. It Is also used by Web ViewPoint Enterprise.
- Exceptions. Description of category of Events (Owner & Subsystem) you do not want to be bothered with.
- Skins. Choose font type & size, and color characteristics of how Events should be displayed; give it a name and use it. Your colleagues can create more or use yours.
- Templates. A Template sets what you want to see on your Events screen, and how they should be displayed.
- Import & Export – ??
- License. See when your license to use Web ViewPoint Enterprise on each Server expires. You may also (assuming internet connection to the outside world) receive updated licenses, or otherwise enter one given to you by HPE.
- Pathways. Information needed to manage and interact with each Pathway subsystem.
- Phone Carriers. Information on sending text messages through different Phone carriers.
- Response Team. Add Information on non-guardian users who can receive email and text alerts
- Thresholds. Warning and critical level thresholds you may for several NonStop Subsystems, which you want to visually be alerted on.
- Users. User access authorization to Web ViewPoint Enterprise and its features.