Sysload: Definition of Management Server

Document ID : KB000110026
Last Modified Date : 10/08/2018
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Introduction:
The Management Server Roles :
  • Manage a central inventory
• List of installed Sysload Agents (Monitored Objects list) - This list is shared between all Sysload applications
• Manages a list of Sysload Analyst Rich Client (Console) objects
• Agent Views, Dashboards, Workspaces
• Centralizes the definition of certain configuration elements of the agent
• Alerts, Entities (workloads to monitor)
  • Transfer of data requests to agents
• Real-time for the Collector Agent, history for the File Server Agent
  • Transfer of configuration requests
• To the Agent File Server most of the time, sometimes to the Collector Agent (depending on the deployed objects and the deployment mode)
  • Validate the access rights of Console users
  • Receive alerts sent by Agent Collectors and send them back to clients (Console, Alert Manager)
Question:
What is the Sysload Management Server?
Environment:
Sysload Management Server
Answer:
The Management Server is the Module used for the Sysload client applications (Consoles, Alert Manager, Sysload Portal collect job):
  • To communicate with Agents, the Module forwards client requests to Agents
  • To transmit Alerts sent by the Agents to the Sysload Analyst Console.

The module manages an embedded database containing:
  • Monitored Object lists
  • Users lists
  • User Group lists
  • A list of access rights applied to Users and User Groups
  • Graphic objects (Dashboards, Workspaces…)
  • Enterprise Models (Entities, Alerts, diagnostic metrics)
  • User preferences
  • (The database can be on SQL Server)
Additional Information:
The Module Management Server installs 2 Components:
  • Management Server
  • Communication Server
For more detail, please refer to the documentation.