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Systems

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Last Modified 2021-04-09 10:38 EDT

Connecting Systems to TrueCommand

To connect a system to TrueCommand, open the Configure menu and click Systems. This menu is organized into two tabs: Systems and System Groups. The Systems and System Groups tabs contain all the options to connect and organize systems in TrueCommand. All added systems are listed in the Systems tab with the current connection status.

Systems List

Adding a System Manually

To connect a new system, click + NEW SYSTEM.

Enter the system IP address or DNS hostname, the nickname, and the password. If you make a mistake, you can reset the form by clicking RESET FORM.

Systems Add

Adjusting Systems

Each system has its own control area with what options are available.

  • Pause Data Polling :
  • Start Data Polling :
  • Edit System :
  • Update System :
  • Reconnect System :
  • Delete System :

If the pause button is visible, TrueCommand is actively polling data from the NAS. Clicking this button will stop data collection until it is manually restarted.

Systems Pause Polling

If the play button is visible, TrueCommand is not collecting any data from the NAS. To start data polling, click the play button.

Systems Start Polling

Clicking the edit button opens a side bar menu. Adjustments can be made to the system in this meny. Click Save Changes to update the system to the new values entered. Clicking Reset Form will reset the form to the previous saved settings for the NAS.

Systems Edit

If updates are available on the system, the Update column will say Available and the update button will be visible. Clicking the update button will open a popup window requiring you to confirm your desire to update the system.

Systems Update

If a system has lost its connection to TrueCommand either through maintainence or being powered off, click the reconnect button to trigger TrueCommand to reconnect with the NAS. Reconnecting may take several minutes. If data polling was paused before the system was disconnected, data polling will remain paused. Data polling must be manually restarted with the play button.

Clicking the button will initiate a popup confirmation box to delete a system.

Systems Delete

Deleting a system will purge all collected data from the database.

Organizing Systems into Groups

Groups are collections of systems that are organized by TrueCommand administrators. Grouping systems allows you to efficiently manage system permissions and reporting.

Open the System Groups tab to view the list of created groups and the systems they contain.

SystemsGroups

Create a Group by clicking Configure   > Systems > + NEW GROUP. Enter a name for the new group and click ADD SYSTEM to add a system to the group. When you’ve added all the desired systems to the group, click CREATE GROUP.

SystemsNewGroup

Adjusting Groups

Each group has its own control area with what options are available.

  • Edit System :
  • Delete System :

Clicking the edit button opens a side bar menu. Adjustments can be made to the Group in this manner. Systems can be added or removed from the group by using the Add System button or the Remove button. Click Save Changes when finished with your changes to update the Group to the new group settings.

Groups Edit

Clicking the button will initiate a popup confirmation box to delete a group.

Groups Delete