Live Optics Installed Applications Reporting

Team Live Optics

Overview

The Live optics portal added a feature that allows Optical Prime projects in Live optics to provide reporting of applications that are installed on servers (physical, virtual, or hypervisor).  To help Live Optics users find this information, we have detailed the steps below.

 

Prerequisite Information

  • The Live Optics project has already been created from one or more Live Optics collector runs
  • Access to a Live optics account should already be complete before beginning the following steps.

Step 1:  Access Performance View of project

  1. Locate project to view and click on the name at the top
  2. Once the project opens, click on the Performance View tabPerformance_View.png

Step 2:  Select server in device list

The Installed Applications list is only for an individual device in an Optical Prime project and cannot be viewed from when looking at the aggregate information.  Select a server from the device list.

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Step 3:  Select Installed Applications button

To view the list of installed applications on a server, click "Installed Applications".  To view the applications installed on different servers within an Optical Prime project, select a new server from the Device List and a new list of applications will be generated.

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Additional Notes:

  • Installed Applications are collected from Windows and Linux targets.
  • For vCenter, the ESX server licenses are shown in the Installed Applications area (however, no 3rd party plugin software will be listed there.)
  • Live Optics recognizes and reports application inventory when communicating directly with the physical or guest OS. Application inventory will not be reported on servers whose data is gathered from a hypervisor manager, like vCenter.

 

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