Monitor the cluster

You can monitor the health and performance of an Isilon cluster with charts and tables that show the status and performance of nodes, client connections, events, cluster size, cluster throughput, and CPU usage.

Procedure

  1. Click Dashboard > Cluster Overview > Cluster Status.
  2. Optional: View cluster details.
    • Status: To view details about a node, click the ID number of the node.

    • Client connection summary: To view a list of current connections, click Dashboard > Cluster Overview > Client Connections .

    • New events: To view more information about an event, click View details in the Actions column.

    • Cluster size: To switch between current and historical views, click Historical or Current near the Monitoring section heading. In historical view, click Used or Cluster size to change the display.

    • Cluster throughput (file system): To switch between current and historical views, click Historical or Current next to the Monitoring section heading. To view throughput statistics for a specific period within the past two weeks, click Dashboard > Cluster Overview > Throughput Distribution.

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      You can hide or show inbound or outbound throughput by clicking Inbound or Outbound in the chart legend. To view maximum throughput, next to Show, select Maximum.

    • CPU usage: To switch between current and historical views, click Historical or Current near the Monitoring section heading.

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      You can hide or show a plot by clicking System, User, or Total in the chart legend. To view maximum usage, next to Show, select Maximum.