VMware Smart Assurance Service Assurance Manager includes a user interface that provides different views into VMware Smart Assurance-managed domains.

The Global Console displays topology and notifications as well as summary, containment, and status information. VMware Smart Assurance operators use the Global Console to monitor VMware Smart Assurance domains, acquire detailed information (on demand) about topology and events, respond to problems, and take corrective action. VMware Smart Assurance administrators with appropriate privileges and access control can use the Global Console to discover topology, and administer underlying domains, as well as administer VMware Smart Assurance users, user profiles, program tools, and escalation policies.

The Global Console runs as a standalone Java program.