You can manage or unmanage an individual file system instance. When a file system is rendered managed, that file system instance is monitored. On the other hand, when a file system instance is rendered unmanaged, that file system instance is not monitored.

The VMware Smart Assurance IP Manager User Guide provides information on how to manage and unmanage file systems.

Attribute of file system describes the attribute for a file system instance.

Table 1. Attribute of file system

Attribute

Description

Allowed values

IsManaged

Determines if a file system instance should be monitored by the management system. An unmanaged object does not have any associated instrumentation. This attribute is read-only.

Boolean: True or False

Default: True