The App Volumes Manager provides information about the different App Volumes components and configurations that are available to you.

Tab Name and Action

Details

Dashboard

Provides the following information:

  • The number of user and server licenses in use

  • User utilization

  • Most recent user logins

  • Computer utilization

  • Most recent computer logins

  • AppStack utilization

  • Most recent AppStack attachments

Volumes

Used to create and manage AppStacks and Writable Volumes and for monitoring currently attached volumes.

Directory

Shows information about users, computers, groups, and OUs that have assignments or were logged in to the computer that has the App Volumes agent installed. Active Directory objects are automatically synchronized with App Volumes database every 4 hours. To force synchronization, click Sync under the Directory tab.

Infrastructure

Shows information about computers and storage that are seen by the App Volumes Manager.

You can also configure new storage groups and get details about existing configured groups.

Activity

Monitor the App Volumes Infrastructure:

  • Pending Actions: Displays actions waiting to be performed in the background and will be completed in the order submitted.

  • Activity Log: Displays records of system activity such as user logins, computer power-ups, volume attachments, and so forth.

  • System Messages: Displays messages and errors generated by internal events such as volume attachment and Active Directory access.

Configuration

Use these tabs to change the settings specified during App Volumes Manager installation:

  • License: Contains information about the license. A valid license issued is required to use this management console.

  • Active Directory: Provides information about your active directory. App Volumes uses the Active Directory to assign AppStacks to users, computers, and groups.

  • Administrators: Choice of the Active Directory group responsible for administering the App Volumes Manager.

  • Machine Managers: Login credentials for the vCenter Server.

  • Storage: Set the default database where AppStacks and writable volumes are stored.

Click the Cloud icon in the top left corner of the App Volumes Manager to return to the home page of the console.