Monitor a Rancher on NetApp HCI implementation

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There are multiple ways to monitor Rancher server, management clusters, and other details.

  • NetApp Hybrid Cloud Control

  • Rancher UI

  • NetApp Active IQ

  • vCenter Server

Monitor Rancher using the NetApp Hybrid Cloud Control

Using the NetApp Hybrid Cloud Control, you can view the Rancher URL and Rancher server cluster status. You can also monitor the nodes in which Rancher is running.

  1. Log in to NetApp Hybrid Cloud Control by providing Element storage cluster administrator credentials.

  2. From the Dashboard, click on the top right Options icon and select Configure.

    Rancher Configuration page
  3. To view nodes information, from the Hybrid Cloud Control Dashboard, expand the name of your storage cluster and click Nodes.

Monitor Rancher using the Rancher UI

Using the Rancher UI, you can see information about Rancher on NetApp HCI management clusters and user clusters.

In the Rancher UI, management clusters are referred to as "local clusters."
  1. Access the Rancher UI using that URL provided to you at the end of the Rancher deployment.

  2. See Monitoring in Rancher v2.5.

Monitor Rancher using NetApp Active IQ

Using NetApp Active IQ, you can view Rancher telemetry, such as installation information, nodes, clusters, status, namespace information, and more.

  1. Log in to NetApp Hybrid Cloud Control by providing Element storage cluster administrator credentials.

  2. From the top right menu, select NetApp Active IQ.

Monitor Rancher using vCenter Server

Using vCenter Server, you can monitor the Rancher virtual machines.

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