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    Addmi 09.5-analysis ui-host-grouping Addmi 09.5-analysis ui-host-grouping Presentation Transcript

    • Analysis UI – Host Grouping Turning Data into Information
    • Outline
      • Analysis Tools
        • Automatic Groups
        • Freezing Manual Groups
      • Managing Manual Groups
      • The Visualization Tool
      • Host Profiles
    • Analysis Tools
    • Tools for Initial Analysis
      • One of Atrium Discovery’s key goals is to allow a rapid initial analysis of a datacenter
      • A key tool to starting this process is the Automatic Grouping feature
      • This allows rapid formation of Manual Groups
      • Once Groups of Hosts are defined then they can easily be exported as a Host Profile report
    • Finding Automatic Grouping
      • Automatic Grouping Channel
        • Standard Default Dashboard
        • Baseline Dashboard
        • Infrastructure tab
      Fast Access to 3 core groups Top 5 Highly Connected Groups Overview via Explore button
    • Understanding the Overview Groups Inter Group Communication
    • Drilling into Automatic Groups (1) Right Click to get Action Menu
    • Drilling into Automatic Groups (2) Highly connected Hosts Other Automatic Groups communicating with this one
    • Drilling into Automatic Groups (2)
    • Excluding Hosts from Automatic Grouping Excluded Host Automatic Groups need recalculating!
    • Updating Automatic Groups Excluded Hosts Group Unconnected Groups Update Banner Automatic Groups are also recalculated at the end of every Discovery Run You may wish to stop discovery during analysis
    • Freezing to a Manual Group (1) Create a “Test Harness” group
    • Freezing to a Manual Group (2)
    • Freezing to a Manual Group (3) Manual Groups icon The Group we created Contents of Test Harness group
    • Returning to the Automatic Group Select All Automatic Grouping Detail visualization
    • Managing Manual Groups
    • Renaming and Deleting Manual Groups Edit Group Name Delete Group
    • Changing Display Options Show in Visualizations Show in Lists
    • Working Set Toggle Working Set Flag Only show Working Set
    • Groups from List Views Manual Group Control Group Filter Box Group Membership
    • Groups from Node Views Manual Group Control Group Filter Box Group Membership Group Membership Label
    • Editing Group Contents Select the Group in the Group Menu Then use the Selection Controls and Manual Group Control to edit contents
    • Using the Visualization Tool
    • Using the Visualization Tool Controls Area Display Area
    • Visualization Display Elements Group Labels Node Label Node Icon Node Selected Handles Root Node Highlight
    • Interacting with Visualizations (1) Right Click on a node or connection for further options
    • Interacting with Visualizations (2) Hover over a node or connection for further detail
    • Automatic Grouping Control Return to Overview Recalculate groups after hosts have been excluded
    • Zoom and Pan Control Navigation Thumbnail View Portal Pan Controls Zoom Level Select Tool Pan Tool Zoom In/Out Tools Fit in canvas Marquee Zoom
    • Layout and Printing Control Choice of 4 layout styles: Circular, Hierarchical, Orthogonal, Symmetric Incremental Layout Choose a paper size Render image for print/export
    • Legend Control Node Icons Connection Lines Group Color Flashes
    • Host Profiles Server Passports
    • Host Profiles – The Problem
      • It is not always convenient to present data directly from the Atrium Discovery UI
      • At several points in a Atrium Discovery supported project it is useful to be able to produce an report of hosts of interest
    • Host Profiles – The Answer
      • Traditionally this would be done by exporting the data and preparing it in a tool such as Microsoft Excel
      • You can export Host Profiles, a PDF report of a collection of Hosts
    • Host Profile Contents (1)
      • Identity and update time
      • Organization
      • Operating System Summary
      • Hardware Summary
      • Network Interface Summary
      • Running Software Summary
    • Host Profile Contents (2)
      • Communication chart
        • Focus of the Host Profile is highlighted
        • Communication links have summary of ports
    • Host Profile Contents (3)
      • Known Hosts Communication table
        • Bundles together similar communication to provide a summary
        • Includes process details where those can be found
    • Host Profile Contents (4)
      • Unknown Hosts Communication table
        • Bundles together similar communication to provide a summary
        • Includes process details where those can be found on the local end
        • These remote hosts have not been scanned so consideration should be given to doing so if they present a risk
    • Host Profile Creation
      • Select a collection of Hosts of interest
      • Select “Create Host Profile” from Actions menu
      • The UI will confirm the report is being generated
      • Reports > PDF Reports
        • Progress will be indicated as the report is generated
        • Completed reports can be downloaded for viewing
      Host Profile Download
      • Online Documentation:
        • http://www.tideway.com/confluence/display/81/Managing+Reporting
      Further Resources Tideway Foundation Version 7.2 Documentation Title