How do I know if a computer is in 'maintenance mode' or has a 'resource dependency'? (NETIQKB47802)

  • 7747802
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 12-Jan-2011

Environment

NetIQ AppManager 6.x
NetIQ AppManager 7.0.x

Situation

How do I know if a computer is in 'maintenance mode' or has a 'resource dependency'?
What is the behavior of the objects in the Repository and Operator Console based on the status of the objects?
What is the behavior of the objects in the Repository and Operator Console based on the status of the objects?

Resolution

AppManager denotes the status of a machine in the Operator Console with small overlays on the objects within the left pane.  The following tables describe the behavior of objects in the Repository and Operator Console based on the status of the object:

For Maintenance Mode:

Maintenance type

Input from UI

Level (in Maintenance History)

Status bits

Icon displayed

Adhoc

Right click machine, select "Maintenance Mode" from menu.

Machine

0x4000

Cloud

Schedule Machine

Use AMADMIN_SchedMaint KS, set ?*? in category field of the value property page

Machine

0x100

Cloud

Schedule Server

Use AMADMIN_SchedMaint KS, set KS category, such as ?SQL?, in category field of the value property page

Server, applications/category

0x200

Clock

 For Resource Dependency:

Resource Type

Input from UI

Level (in Maintenance History)

Status bits

Icon displayed

Machine

Use AMADMIN_SetResDependency KS, set ?*? in resource field of the value property page

Machine

0x100

Cloud

Server

Use AMADMIN_SetResDependency KS, set set KS category, such as ?SQL?, in category field of the value property page

Server

0x200

Clock

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB47802

There is also an implicit precedence on how the icons are displayed.

  1. Adhoc maintenance has the highest precedence. If status bit is 0x4300, icon displayed: Cloud.
  2. Machine maintenance has the higher precedence over server maintenance. The server maintenance is the lowest. The same is true for set resource dependence. If status bit is 0x300, icon displayed: Cloud.
  3. If status bit is 0x200, icon displayed: Clock.

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