User's Guide. 2. Home
It 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.
To return to this view from any other screen, click the Home icon
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:
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.
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.
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 buttonbeside a name in the enterprise list to administer that enterprise.
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.
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.
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.
Virtual CPUs used by virtual machines that are currently deployed
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)
|Memory||RAM used by virtual machines that are currently deployed (GB)||Limit||Used|
|Ext. Storage||Volumes 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)||Limit||GB of volumes in VDCs|
|VLANs||Private VLANs defined in Abiquo. A default private VLAN is always created when you create a virtual datacenter||Limit||VLANS created in VDCs|
|Public IPs||IP addresses in public VLANs||Limit||Used||Reserved |
|Repository||NFS Repository space used by the enterprise in the Apps library including templates and instances but not conversions||Limit||Used|
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.
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
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