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You can search for various actions and objects in System Manager. Then, you can sort and filter the results.

NOTE

For better results, perform searching, filtering, and sorting one minute after logging in and five minutes after creating, modifying, or deleting an object.

Searching

At the top of each page in System Manager, you can use a global search field to search various objects and actions in the interface. For example, you can search for different objects by name, pages available in the navigator column (on the left side), various action items, like "Add Volume" or "Add License", and links to external help topics.

The search is not case-sensitive. You can enter a variety of text strings to find the page, actions, or topics you need. Up to 20 results are listed. If more results are found, you can click Show more to view all results. The following examples describe typical searches:

Type of search Sample search string Sample search results

By object name

vol_

vol_lun_dest on storage VM: svm0 (Volume)
/vol/vol…est1/lun on storage VM: svm0 (LUN)
svm0:vol_lun_dest1 role: Destination (Relationship)

By location in interface

volume

Add Volume (Action)
Protection – Overview (Page)
Recover deleted volume (Help)

By actions

add

Add Volume (Action)
Network – Overview (Page)
Expand volumes and LUNs (Help)

By help content

san

Storage – Overview (Page)
SAN overview (Help)
Provision SAN storage for databases (Help)

Filtering

You can narrow the results with filters, as shown in the following examples:

Filter Syntax Sample search string

By object type

<type>:<objectName>

volume:vol_2

By object size

<type><size-symbol><number><units>

luns<500mb

By broken disks

“broken disk” or “unhealthy disk”

unhealthy disk

By network interface

<IP address>

172.22.108.21

Sorting

When you view all the search results, they are sorted alphabetically. You can sort the results by clicking filtering menu and selecting how you want to sort the results.