Edit Data Source dialog box

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The Edit Data Source dialog box enables you to modify an existing data source.

Data Source Configuration properties

  • Name

    Enables you to modify the name of the data source.

  • Data source type

    Displays the data source type for the data source. You cannot modify this field.

  • Host name

    Enables you to specify the host name or IP address (IPv4 or IPv6) for the data source.

    Note The Active IQ Unified Manager data source type does not support IPv6 addresses.
  • Port

    Displays the associated port number, if any, for the selected data source type. You can change the default port number for the data source.

  • Scheme

    Displays the scheme associated with the selected data source type—​for example cm_storage for Unified Manager - 6.0 (MYSQL).

    You cannot modify this property.

  • User name

    Displays the associated user name, if any, for the selected data source type.

    You must specify the appropriate user name for this data source to override the default user name:

    • For Unified Manager versions earlier than 6.0, you must enter the user name that you used for overriding the default credentials while running ocsetup.

    • For Unified Manager 6.0 and later, you must enter the user name of the database user account that you created on the Unified Manager server.

    • For Performance Advisor, you must enter the user name of an Active IQ Unified Manager user with a minimum role of GlobalRead.

  • Password

    Enables you to specify a password for the selected data source type.

    You must specify a password to override the default password for the user name of this data source:

    • For Unified Manager versions earlier than 6.0, you must enter the password that you used for overriding the default credentials while running ocsetup.

    • For Unified Manager 6.0 and later, you must enter the password of the database user account that you created on the server.

    • For Performance Advisor, you must enter the password of an Unified Manager user with a minimum role of GlobalRead.

  • Database

    Displays the associated database name, if any, for the selected data source type.

  • Interval (minutes)

    Enables you to click the value and select an interval (in minutes) using the up and down arrows.

    Note If the interval is set to zero (0), automatic sampling is disabled.

    The default interval for data sampling is:

    • Script based data source type: 1440 (performance and vc)

    • SQL based data source type: 30 (cm_storage, storage, and cm_performance)

  • See Setup Instruction Guide

    Opens the Setup Instruction Guide dialog box, which outlines the steps for setting up the data source.

Command buttons

  • Reset Scheme

    Opens the Reset Scheme confirmation dialog box. This dialog box enables you to reset the cache storage for the selected scheme, which occurs during the next data acquisition.

    Important The reset process deletes all the cached data, including all the tables. The entire cache is built from start during the next data acquisition.
  • Save

    Saves the configurations settings and closes the dialog box.

  • Cancel

    Cancels changes, if any, and closes the dialog box.