Directory Tasks

You can use the Directory mainly to view information about groups and appliances, and plans that are associated with these objects. Selecting an object in the left pane displays information in the right pane.

The following table describes the three object types and the available information for each object.

Table 1. Directory Object Types

Object

Displayed Information

Appliances

  • Plan: Plans that were or will be deployed to the appliance

  • Appliance: Identifiers such as IP address, virtual IP address, host name and display name, and other information such as the address of the Local Repository server that it downloads files from

    Note:

    For Deep Discovery Analyzer clusters, Deep Discovery Director also displays the following:

    • Active primary appliance: Information on the active primary appliance (high availability cluster and load balancing cluster)

    • Passive primary appliance: Information on the passive primary appliance (high availability cluster)

    • Secondary appliances: Information on the secondary appliance (load balancing cluster)

  • Updates: Build number and installation date of all installed updates, and information about where and when the appliance's configuration settings were replicated from

  • Virtual Analyzer: Information about the Virtual Analyzer configuration of the appliance, such as source, internal Virtual Analyzer maximum images and instances, and deployed images and instances

    Note:

    For Deep Discovery Analyzer active primary appliances, click on All Nodes to display the total number of instances in use for all nodes in the cluster.

Local Repository servers

  • Plan: Plans that were or will be deployed to the server

  • Server: Identifiers such as IP address, host name and display name, and other information such as the address of the Central Repository server

  • Updates: Build number and installation date of all installed updates

  • Repository: Files that it hosts and IP address of the Central Repository server

  • Connected Appliances: Appliances that are configured to download files from it

    Note:

    You can assign a maximum of three repository servers per appliance.

Groups

Overview of appliances and plans associated with that group, including statuses and connection information.