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Component groups

Component groups is an explicit organizer that enables arbitrary groupings of device components in the Resource Manager interface.

Use component groups to view or manage device component resources as a logical group. When you add device components to a component group, you can view all of the events for the group in a single location, display device component graphs with all of the device components on the same graph, and use the Dynamic and Dependencies views to see the group's dependents and dependencies. You can also monitor or lock individual device components in the group or the entire group itself.

Creating and viewing component group information

To create and view information about component groups:


  2. Select COMPONENT GROUPS, then click the Add icon at the bottom of the page.

    The Add Component Group dialog box appears.

  3. Enter a suitable Name, and an optional Description, then click SUBMIT.

    The new component group appears under COMPONENT GROUPS.

  4. Under COMPONENT GROUPS at the top of the page, click the Add icon to open the Add to Component Group dialog.

  5. In the dialog's search field, enter a component type, such as Blade Servers.

    A list of components appears in the Search Results table.

  6. Select one or more components, then click ADD.

  7. Continue to search for and add components or click CLOSE.

    The components are added to the group. You can now work with the new component group. For example:

  8. To view Component Graphs:

    1. Highlight the new group and click Details at the top of the page.
    2. Click Component Graphs, then check All on Same Graph.

    Note: When using the All on Same Graph functionality, ensure that no more than 10 items are being displayed on the same graph for best usability.

  9. To view events for the component group, click EVENTS.

  10. To disable monitoring on one or more components:

    1. Select the components you want to disable.
    2. Click Action > Monitoring.
    3. Click NO to disable monitoring.