Here are some quick steps to install and get started with the discovery and monitoring using OpManager. Before that, a quicker note on what OpManager can monitor. Just about anything on your network. It is enough if the device is reachable by OpManager. The discovered devices are categorized as Servers, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Printers, UPS, Wireless APs, andDesktops. And whats more! You can add your own categories. What do you want to do? 1. Intall and Start OpManager 2. Connect Web Client 3. Configure Discovery Credentials 4. Discover networks 5. Discover a single device 6. Categorize the device 7. Monitor memory, cpu, and disk utilization 8. Set thresholds for proactive monitoring 10.Configure Email Alert 11. Advanced Configurations
Install and StartOpManager
Windows installtion 1. Download the latest version of OpManager. 2. Execute OpManager.exe and follow the instructions in the installation wizard. 3. Click Next to begin the installation process. Go through the license agreement and proceed to the next step. 4. In the subsequent steps of the wizard, select the OpManager Edition (Professional or Free), language, the directory to installOpManager, the Programs folder to add the OpManager shortcuts, and the port number to run OpManager Web Server. Proceed to the next step. 5. If you want to install OpManager as Windows service, select Install OpManager as service option and proceed to the next step. 6. Register for technical support by supplying your contact information such as name, email id etc. 7.Verify the installation detailsand click Next. 8. Select the database as MySql and click Next. 9.Click Finish to complete the installation process. OpManager starts as a service and the WebClient is automatically launched.
Connect the Webclient
If OpManager is installed as a service, the WebClient is launched automatically. You can also open a new browser instance and connect to OpManager by typing the hostname and portnumber in the address bar as follows:
http://:port number. Example: The host name is opmanager-host, and the port number as 8060. Connect as: http://opmanager-host:8060
Configure Discovery Credentials
OpManager accesses the remote devices using the protocols SNMP, CLI, or WMI. The credentials like the password/snmp community, port etc., may differ for different device types. Pre-configuring aset of credentials in OpManager helps applying them to multiple devices at a time, saving a lot of manual effort. 1.Go to Admin Credential Settings 2. Click New in this screen 3. Configure the following parameters and click Add to add the credentials: Credential Type: Select the relevant protocol. Name: Configure a name for the credential and also provide the description. SNMP Community & PortForSNMP v1 and SNMP v2 protocols, configure the correct Read and Write community, and the SNMP Port. WMI: If you select WMI as the protocol, configure the Domain Name, the user name, and the password. Example:- TestDomain\TestUser Telnet/SSH: For Telnet/SSH, make sure you configure the correct login prompt, command prompt, and password prompt besides the user name and password to access the device.Discover Networks
1.Click the Admin tab. 2.Under Discovery, select Discover Devices. 3. Select Use CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) option. 3.Type the address of the network to be discovered. Example: 192.168.4.0 4.Click Discover. All the devices will be scanned for discovery and devices responding to OpManager are listed category wise.
5. Click Import Devices to add all the devicesfor monitoring. 6. Click Finish once the devices are added.
1.Click the Admin tab. 2.Under Discovery, select Add Device . 3.Type either the IP Address or the Device Name of the device to be discovered. 4.Select the discovery credentials. 5.Click Add Device to start discovery.
Find the Device
Type the device name in the search field on the right. You will find the device...