A user in the Provider Administrator role interacts with the Data Management for VMware Tanzu Provider Console to monitor and manage details of the infrastructure, and to perform various administrative tasks.


Only users in the Provider Administrator role have access to the Data Management for VMware Tanzu console views for the Provider.

A Provider Administrator user uses the console to view, monitor, and manage the infrastructure for every registered organization.

The Dashboard

The Dashboard provides an at-a-glance view of important Data Management for VMware Tanzu metrics for your organization:

  • The number of published database templates.
  • The number of configured organizations and users.
  • The number and type of all provisioned database Service Instances.
  • The storage allocated to the infrastructure.
  • The top five organizations with the largest number of provisioned database instances.
  • The high availability setting.

Click a Dashboard entry to drill-down and view detailed information about the object.

About the Console Views

The Data Management for VMware Tanzu Provider Console provides several views that enable you to configure, monitor, and manage your DMS deployment. You can access a view of interest via the left navigation pane, and in some cases, also from the Dashboard.

The Provider Console views include:

Provider View Description
Organizations Manage the configured organizations.
Users Manage the configured users.
Infrastructures View and manage registered infrastructures.
Infrastructure Alarms View and monitor infrastructure alarms.
Infrastructure Events View and monitor infrastructure events.
Databases View and monitor the provisioned database Service Instances.
Database Alerts View and monitor database alerts.
Database Operations View and monitor database operations
External Storage View and monitor connectivity to external storage.
Update Manager Manage Provider software updates.
Instance Plans Manage instance plan configuration.
Templates Manage database templates.
Settings Manage system settings.
System Logs Manage Provider log collection.
System Audit View and monitor system audit events.
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