ViPR 2.1 - Install the EMC VIPR Monitoring and Reporting SolutionPack

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Install the EMC ViPR Monitoring and Reporting SolutionPack

To monitor and view reports from EMC ViPR, install the EMC ViPR Monitoring and Reporting SolutionPack.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Log in to EMC ViPR SRM(http://Frontend-hostname:58080/APG/) using an account that has admin privileges.
  2. Select Administration.
  3. Select Centralized Management in the Administration tree.
  4. Select SolutionPack Center.
  5. In the Browse and Install SolutionPacks screen select EMC ViPR.
  6. Read the summary information and click Install.
  7. Select the components to install:
    1. Accept the default instance name, emc-vipr, or enter a new name.
    2. Select the server that will host the ViPR data collection module.
    3. Select the server where ViPR events module will be installed.
    4. Select the server that will host the ViPR reports module.
    5. Click Next.
  8. Accept the default values for Data Collection and Alerting on Data Collection.
  9. Click to show the device questions.
  10. In the ViPR Configuration pane, enter the public virtual IPv4 address and credentials for an account with the System Administrator role for the ViPR server from which you want to collect data.
    You can add additional ViPR instances by clicking "+" on a ViPR Configuration pane.
  11. Accept the defaults for Events, or see "Modifying the ViPR SolutionPack" configuration to edit the settings.
    Events are collected in a MySQL database in a default location (localhost), and with a default database name, ports, and credentials.
  12. Select the administration Web-Service instance or accept the default.
  13. Select Install.
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