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Navigating through Features – Overview

Logging on to Web ViewPoint Enterprise. 

This is the first screen displayed when you connect to the port where your Web ViewPoint Enterprise (WVP E) is installed.  

Note: Software version number/code, along with the name of the NonStop Server you are connected to are displayed to the right of the WVP E logo.

To logon:

  • Enter either your Guardian Group.User ID/name, or Alias on the top field. Remember that this is the user or alias that initially installed My NonStop. 
  • “Remember me” checkbox will remember your user ID/Alias for future.
  • Enter your password in the second field and click on the right arrow or hit either Enter or Return key.

Note: If you are connected to a Neighborhood, you can click on the Neighborhood icon (below the Password field) to select the Servers you want to connect to. You also have the option to choose Whether you want the same password to be used for all Servers, or else, you should be prompted for each node. Same Guardian Group.User will be used across the neighborhood. To use the same password on all Servers, check the “Single Sign on” box.   

Top Toolbar. 

Following items on the toolbar are available regardless of which screen is displayed. They are:

  • Server Status. Green and rotating if connection is active. Red and static if there is a disruption. When red, click to see more details.
  • Duplicate Window. Click to duplicate the current Window on a new Window. Use when wanting to see multiple windows, side by side.
  • Quick access Drop boxes. This is shown if you elect to see it in User Profile Settings. It enables you to quickly access different features and Servers.

  • VHS. This supports legacy environments when application events were using VHS (Virtual Home Server). Click of the icon gives you options to open a Window for each. The dropdown menu for VHS gives you two options: Log Browser and Prompt Browser. 

  • Help. Opens this content i.e. the online documentation, but points to the section relevant to the screen currently displayed.
  • Profile. – Click displays the following:
  • Current NonStop Guardian user ID or Alias of the user currently logged on.
  • Settings:
    • Preferences.
      • Choose the initial Server and feature to be displayed when you first log in.
      • Choose whether to see the Quick Navigation dropdown boxes on the top toolbar, whether a new selection from that toolbox should open in a new Window.
      • Enable or Disable Quick Access and select whether you want those selections to open in the current window or in a new popup window.

Note: This is displayed only if its parameter is set on NonStop to which the user is logged on to.

  • Hierarchy. This refers to how WVP E features are organized on the browser’s left panel. A globe icon is displayed on the highest level. Click on this icon to see the current Performance statistics of any one or all the neighborhood Servers. Details on this feature may be on section: Global Dash. Below the globe icon, each NonStop Server is identified by its name (e.g., \MYNSTOP).

Click on the Server name to open its leaves to access features described below:

  • Events. See live and historical EMS (Event Management System) Events.
  • Operation. Operational interface to four major Subsystems:
    • Pathways. NonStop Pathway (TS/MP) Subsystem.
    • Spooler. NonStop Spooler subsystem.
    • Storage: NonStop Storage subsystem.
      • Guardian.
      • OSS (Open System Services).
  • Analyses. Analytics on EMS Events and Storage:
    • Events. Summary to detail analytics of EMS Events over months, days, and hours.
    • Storage. Daily Snapshots of storage analytics, with summary to detail links, & commands.
  • Admin – Administration & configuration features:
    • Alerts. Setup Operation (e.g., EMS Events, NonStop Subsystems, etc.) conditions you want monitored; act when met, and alert/forward features.
    • Delivery. Configure the following settings:
      • SNMP. Define SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) information required to forward Events to Enterprise Management software (e.g., Tivoli).
      • JSON to Enterprise. Define the IP/DNS name, port number to which the JSON (JavaScript Object Notification) information must be sent.
      • SMTP Server. Define SMTP information needed to email out Alerts.
    • EMS. Settings related to Events & Alerts setup:
      • BAM. Business Application Manual is a collection of informative fields (description, cause, effect, recovery) about Events generated by your in-house applications. It Is also used by Web ViewPoint Enterprise.
      • Exceptions. Description of category of Events (Owner & Subsystem) you do not want to be bothered with.
      • Skins. Choose font type & size, and color characteristics of how Events should be displayed; give it a name and use it.  Your colleagues can create more or use yours.
      • Templates. A Template sets what you want to see on your Events screen, and how they should be displayed.
    • Import & Export. Transfer your features and set configurations from one server to another within a neighborhood. 
    • License. See when your license to use Web ViewPoint Enterprise on each Server expires. You may also (assuming internet connection to the outside world) receive updated licenses, or otherwise enter one given to you by HPE.
      • Pathways. Information needed to manage and interact with each Pathway subsystem.
      • Phone Carriers. Information on sending text messages through different Phone carriers.
      • Response Team. Add Information on non-guardian users who can receive email and text alerts
      • Thresholds. Warning and critical level thresholds you may for several NonStop Subsystems, which you want to visually be alerted on.
      • Users. User access authorization to Web ViewPoint Enterprise and its features.
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