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User's Guide. 2. Home

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titleAbiquo multi-cloud dashboard in a single pane of glass

The Abiquo Multi-cloud platform dashboard displays statistics, resource usage, metrics, and optimization data for all major hypervisors and public cloud providers in a single pane of glass


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The Home view dashboard gives you statistics and an overview of the resources you are managing on the platform.

 

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User dashboard

This dashboard or home view is the first screen you will see when you log in . To jump to a virtual datacenter or virtual machine double click on it in the Virtual datacenters or Virtual machines table.

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titleHome View

Introduction

To return to this view from any other screen, click the Home icon Image Removed 

The home view dashboard is a general view of the resources currently being used by your enterprise in four different panels, described from left to right, top down:

  • Enterprise Resources
  • Running Virtual Appliances
  • Virtual Datacenters
  • Events

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titleVisible Information

All information shown is contextualized for the current user, so you'll only see data related to the enterprises or resources you have access to. Users that can view more than one enterprise can select an enterprise to see its data.

 

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Selecting an enterprise

If you have the List all enterprises within scope privilege, you can view the dashboard statistics for any enterprise in your administration scope. Click on the enterprise in the Enterprise list. The name of the selected enterprise will display above the dashboard panels.

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Administer the selected enterprise

The default Cloud Administrator (username:admin) belongs to the Abiquo enterprise. This enterprise is used to administer users, enterprises, roles and privileges in Abiquo.

If you have the Allow user to switch enterprise privilege, click the switch enterprise button Image Removed beside a name in the enterprise list to administer that enterprise.

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The name of the enterprise that you are currently using will be displayed beneath your username in the top right-hand corner of the screen.

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You will now be working as the administrator of this enterprise and all your actions with virtual datacenters and virtual appliances will apply to this enterprise. You will work with this enterprise until you choose to switch to another, which may include your own enterprise. When you log out and log in again, the enterprise will not be reset and you must click on another switch enterprise icon to change to it.

Remember that you can display the statistics of any other enterprise by selecting it in the enterprise list in the left pane of Home view.

And in any view, you can click on your user name to display a menu with options to edit your user details or log out.

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titleEnterprise Resource Statistics

Enterprise resource statistics

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This screen shows statistics of the resources used by the current or selected enterprise and/or the selected virtual datacenters in all the accessible datacenters. The view will depend on the user's scope and privileges. See Enterprise Statistics and Virtual Datacenter Statistics for more information.

 

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Virtual CPUs

Virtual CPUs used by virtual machines that are currently deployed

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Storage

Virtual machine disks that are created on the hypervisor datastore. This includes non-persistent virtual machine system disks and ESXi hard disks. These disks will be deleted when the virtual machine is undeployed (GB)

LimitUsed 
MemoryRAM used by virtual machines that are currently deployed (GB)LimitUsed 
Ext. StorageVolumes of iSCSI storage created on integrated/managed or generic iSCSI storage devices. This includes volumes of persistent external storage and persistent virtual machine system disks (GB)LimitGB of volumes in VDCs 
VLANsPrivate VLANs defined in Abiquo. A default private VLAN is always created when you create a virtual datacenterLimitVLANS created in VDCs 
Public IPsIP addresses in public VLANsLimitUsedReserved
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RepositoryNFS Repository space used by the enterprise in the Apps library including templates and instances but not conversionsLimitUsed 

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Updating statistics

By default, the statistics are updated at the interval set in Configuration View on the Dashboard page of the System Properties tab with the "Refresh interval for dashboard" parameter.

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titleVirtual Datacenters

Virtual datacenters

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If you double click on a virtual datacenter that belongs to a different enterprise than the one you are currently working with, the platform will automatically switch you to that enterprise to open the virtual datacenter

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titleRunning Virtual Appliances

Virtual appliances

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Note

If you double click on a virtual datacenter that belongs to a different enterprise than the one you are currently working with, the platform will automatically switch you to that enterprise to open the virtual appliance

 

 

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Events

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Related pages

 

to Abiquo. It has Metrics, Hybrid, and Optimization tabs.


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Metrics

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Hybrid

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Optimization

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Administrator dashboard

The administrator dashboard has a list of enterprises in the left panel, so the administrator can display dashboards for the enterprises they administer. They can also switch enterprises and jump directly to enterprise resources.

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Display enterprise resources for the tenant

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Display the dashboard for another tenant

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Switch to another tenant

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