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- Install Unified Manager on VMware vSphere systems
- Install Unified Manager on Linux systems
- Install Unified Manager on Windows systems
Perform configuration and administrative tasks
- Configuring Active IQ Unified Manager
- Using the maintenance console
Monitor and manage storage
- Monitoring and managing clusters from the dashboard
- Provisioning and managing workloads
- Managing and monitoring MetroCluster configurations
Manage events and alerts
- Managing events
Monitor and manage cluster performance
- Navigating performance workflows in the Unified Manager GUI
- Monitoring cluster performance from the Performance Cluster Landing page
- Monitoring performance using the Performance Inventory pages
- Monitoring performance using the Performance Explorer pages
- Collecting data and monitoring workload performance
- Analyzing performance events
Monitor and manage cluster health
Common Unified Manager health workflows and tasks
- Monitoring and troubleshooting data availability
- Managing backup and restore operations
- Common Unified Manager health workflows and tasks
Protect and restore data
- Creating and troubleshooting protection relationships
Generate custom reports
- Sample custom reports
You can add scripts in Unified Manager, and associate the scripts with alerts. These scripts are executed automatically when an alert is generated, and enable you to obtain information about storage objects for which the event is generated.
What you'll need
You must have created and saved the scripts that you want to add to the Unified Manager server.
The supported file formats for scripts are Perl, Shell, PowerShell, Python, and
Platform on which Unified Manager is installed Supported languages
Perl and Shell scripts
Perl, Python, and Shell scripts
PowerShell, Perl, Python, and .bat scripts
For Perl scripts, Perl must be installed on the Unified Manager server. For VMware installations, Perl 5 is installed by default and scripts will support only what Perl 5 supports. If Perl was installed after Unified Manager, you must restart the Unified Manager server.
For PowerShell scripts, the appropriate PowerShell execution policy must be set on the Windows server so that the scripts can be executed.
If your script creates log files to track the alert script progress, you must make sure that the log files are not created anywhere within the Unified Manager installation folder.
You must have the Application Administrator or Storage Administrator role.
You can upload custom scripts and gather event details about the alert.
If you do not see this capability available in the user interface it is because the functionality has been disabled by your administrator. If required, you can enable this functionality from Storage Management > Feature Settings.
In the left navigation pane, click Storage Management > Scripts.
In the Scripts page, click Add.
In the Add Script dialog box, click Browse to select your script file.
Enter a description for the script that you select.