The available data for a Computer Groups view is displayed in the Results pane when you click the Computer Group view name in the Navigation pane of the MOM Operator console. You can also click the computer group name in Public Viewsor My Viewsin the Navigation pane. Each row in the Results pane is a data instance generated for the view.
By default, all the data for all the computer groups in the scope that you are using is displayed. For example, if you are logged on with an account that is a member of the MOM Administrator group, you see all the data for the MOM Administrator Scope. If you want to refine the selection of data in the Results pane, select a specific computer group in the MOM Administrator Scope from the Computer Grouplist, such as Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Agents. In addition to viewing Events view data you can:
The Computer Groups view displays the data by using a predetermined selection of elements (seen as column headings) that are organized in a predetermined order. You can sort the data in ascending or descending order by clicking the column title that you want to use as a sort criterion.
If you want to change the data elements that are displayed as columns, or their sequence, right-click anywhere in the Results pane and click Personalize Viewto open the Personalize Viewdialog box.
The dialog box lists the Available columnsand the Displayed columns.
The following tables summarize the displayed and available column titles, or data fields, for a Computer Groups view.
|State||Indicates the state for each computer group. For example, Critical Erroror No Alerts.|
|Computer Group||Specifies the name of the computer group.|
|Open Alerts||Specifies the number of open alerts for the computer group.|
|Subgroups||Specifies the number of subgroups associated with a computer group.|
|All Computers||Specifies the number of computers in a computer group.|
|Managed Computers||Specifies the number of managed computers in a computer group.|
|Agentless Managed Computers||Specifies the number of agentless-managed computers in a computer group.|
|Maintenance Mode Computer||Specifies the number of maintenance mode computers in a computer group. These are computers that have been changed from managed to unmanaged computers.|
|Service Unavailable Computers||Specifies the number of unresolved alerts with a severity level of Service Unavailablefor each computer group.|
|Security Issue Computers||Specifies the number of unresolved alerts with a severity level of Security Issuefor each computer group.|
|Critical Error Computers||Specifies the number of unresolved alerts with a severity level of Critical Errorfor each computer group.|
|Unmanaged Computers||Specifies the number of unmanaged computers in a computer group.|
|New Alerts||Specifies the number of alerts with a resolution state of Newfor each computer group.|
|Error Computers||Specifies the number of unresolved alerts with a severity level of Errorfor each computer group.|
|Warning Computers||Specifies the number of unresolved alerts with a severity level of Warningfor each computer group.|
|Information Computers||Specifies the number of alerts with a severity level of Informationfor each computer group.|
|Success Computers||Specifies the number of alerts with a severity level of Successfor each computer group.|
To see or change the Computer Groups view properties, right-click anywhere in the Detail pane, and click Computer Group View Propertiesto open the Computer Group View Propertiesdialog box. This dialog box has two tabs: Criteriaand General.
If you do not specify any computer groups, all the computer groups in the management group will be part of the Computer Groups view.
Computers Required view description information with computers of specified state Click the link to open the Statedialog box. Select the appropriate check box to identify the State that you want to use. For example, Information, Error, or Service Unavailable. with specified name Click the link to open a search dialog box. Type a complete text string or use wildcards to provide the search criteria to use in searching for the computer group name.
- This tab has two input areas: View nameand Description. The description is optional. You can change the name or description by clicking the appropriate text box to delete or add text.Note
To view computers, alerts, state, and diagram information, right-click the computer group name in the Results pane, and then click Computers, Alerts, State, or Diagram.
When you click Computers and Groupsin the Navigation pane, you can look at data for three views: Computer Groups, Computers, and Computer Attributes.
Depending on the view you select, the data in the Detail and Results panes changes. For example, in the Computer Groups view, the Results pane displays a table listing any discovered computer groups. Each row represents a single computer group. The Detail pane contains the details for the computer group selected in the Results pane.