The Containment view shows topology information for each type of NAS element. An element’s Containment view displays in a dialog box that organizes the information for the element into tab pages and tables.

In a Containment view, different information is available for different types of elements. The containment information is generated by the Availability Manager upon request by the Global Manager.

The VMware Smart Assurance IP Manager User Guide provides information on how to obtain containment information about an individual NAS device element and also on the NAS Containment dialog box.