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The Getting Started page

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Updated: June 16, 2017

The Getting Started page is loaded when you first log into SRM Profiler. Use this page for quick access to adding and configuring the devices you want to monitor.

You can navigate to Getting Started with SRM Profiler from Home in the Left Navigation Pane.


Add servers to be monitored by SRM Profiler. Follow the onscreen instructions for adding the OS agent.


Add VC Instances and stand-alone VMware Hosts by following the onscreen configuration instructions. See Add VMware monitoring for details on adding your VMware to SRM Profiler.

Storage Arrays

Use Add to select the type of storage array and follow the onscreen instructions. The Add storage arrays section provides details on adding and configuring your arrays in SRM Profiler.

FC Switches

Select the type of fibre channel switches to add and follow the onscreen instructions for configuration. See the Add Fibre channel devices for more information and adding and configuring your Fibre Channel Switches in SRM Profiler.

Viewing Data from your Devices and Applications

  • Main Console - Summary of storage, servers and virtualization infrastructure.
  • Server Monitor - Health and status of all your servers, physical and virtual.
  • Virtualization Dashboard - Enterprise summary of the virtualization infrastructure.


  • Server Setup - Configure system-wide settings, including e-mail server.
  • Devices - Manage all devices and applications.
  • Groups - Define groups of devices for reports and chargeback.
  • Rules - Set up thresholds and triggers on storage, performance and asset data.
  • Quick Reports - Configure, run and publish reports on demand and by schedule.
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