Lenovo XClarity Administrator Planning and Implementation GuidePlanning / Implementation

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Updated
12 Feb 2016
Form Number
SG248296
PDF size
404 pages, 11.8 MB

Abstract

Lenovo XClarity™ Administrator is centralized resource management solution that is aimed at reducing complexity, speeding response, and enhancing the availability of Lenovo® server systems and solutions.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator provides agent-free hardware management for System x® rack servers and Flex System™ compute nodes and components, including the Chassis Management Module and Flex System I/O modules.

In this book we provide instructions and recommendations on how to plan for and install Lenovo XClarity Administrator and the best ways to use it to manage supported end-point devices.

This book is meant for systems administrators wishing to learn from experts on how to best deploy Lenovo XClarity Administrator.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning and licensing
Chapter 3. Security
Chapter 4. Installing and initial setup
Chapter 5. User interface
Chapter 6. Discovery, inventory and other systems details
Chapter 7. Monitoring and alerting
Chapter 8. Remote control
Chapter 9. Deploying firmware updates
Chapter 10. Bare metal deployment
Chapter 11. Configuration patterns
Chapter 12. Service & Support
Chapter 13. Backup, restore, updates and maintenance
Appendix A. MIB Appendix
Appendix B. Extended UEFI Settings
Appendix C. Extended UEFI Settings

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