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Configure appliances

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Kevin.Swinson on Oct 31, 2017

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This section describes how to set up an appliance, add an appliance to the console, copy appliance data, and remove an appliance from the console.

Set up an appliance

Follow this procedure to set up a new LEM manager for the first time.

  1. Open the LEM console.
  2. Click Manage > Appliances.
  3. Add a manager to the Console.
  4. Log on to the manager through the console.
  5. Configure the manager properties with the Properties form.
  6. Configure the manager connectors with the Connector Configuration window.
  7. (Optional) Assign the manager alert distribution policy with the Event Distribution Policy window.

Add an appliance to the console

Use this procedure whenever you want to add a new manager or other network appliance to the LEM console.

  1. Locate and record the appliance serial or registration number. This information is required for a future step.
  2. Open the LEM console.
  3. Click Manage > Appliances.
  4. Click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/LEMUserGuide_MT/0B0/010/Button-WidgetPlus_14x13.png in the Appliances toolbar.
  5. Complete the fields in the form.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/LEMUserGuide_MT/0B0/010/lem-ug-connect-to-lem-appliance_329x317.png

    1. Click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/LEMUserGuide_MT/0B0/010/expand_arrow_15x17.png to display the Advance Properties form.
    2. Enter the virtual appliance name or IP address.
    3. Enter the username and password or the virtual appliance
    4. Click the Appliance Type drop-down menu and select the appropriate manager or server.
    5. Enter the port number used by the console to communicate with the manager network appliance or database.

      The secure port number is 8443. This value defaults to 8080 for virtual appliances in the evaluation phase. This field only applies when the Appliance Type is Manager.

    6. Click the Model drop-down menu and select the appropriate appliance model.

      If you are not certain about the model type, select Unknown. If your model type does not appear in the drop-down list, select Other. Your selection will not impact manager operations. If you selected a listed model type, an image of the appliance displays in the Details pane.

    7. Click the Level drop-down menu and select the appliance level. This value is related to the appliance capacity and performance. If you are not sure which level to choose, select Unknown. This option is disabled if you are using a virtual appliance.

    8. Enter the appliance serial or registration number in the Service Tag field. This number uniquely identifies this piece of equipment and its specific configuration properties.
    9. Select the desired color for your icon.
  6. Click Connect to add the appliance and close the form.
  7. Enter the virtual appliance IP address, and then click Connect.

    The LEM desktop software requires that you change your LEM password after installation. This password must be between 6 and 40 characters, and must contain at least one capital letter and one number. The default user name is Admin and the password is Password.

  8. When the installation is completed, change your LEM??password.

    The password must be between 6 and 40 characters, and must contain at least one capital letter and one number. The default username/password is Admin/Password.

  9. Click OK.

    The appliance is added to the console.

Copy the appliance data

You can copy your appliance data from the Appliances grid to your clipboard. This allows you to page the data into another application (such as Microsoft Excel) for analysis or the Remote Agent Installer for updates. You can copy the data for a single appliance, multiple appliances, or for every appliance in the grid.

  1. Click Manage > Appliances.

  2. In the Appliances grid, select the appliances you want to copy.
  3. Click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/LEMUserGuide_MT/0B0/010/Button-Gear(Gray)_16x13.png in the Appliances toolbar and select:
    • Copy Selected to copy the data for the selected appliances.
    • Copy All to copy the data for every appliance in the grid.

    The appliance data is copied to your clipboard to paste into another application.

Remove an appliance

When required, you can remove a manager or other network appliance from the console.

  1. Click Manage > Appliances.
  2. In the Appliances grid, select the appliance you want to remove.
  3. Click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/LEMUserGuide_MT/0B0/010/Button-Gear_17x14.png and select Delete.
  4. At the confirmation prompt, click Yes to remove the appliance.

    The appliance is removed from the Appliances grid.

 
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