Changes to accessing and using capacity views

With TrueSight Capacity Optimization 11.0 release, you can access and use capacity views in the the TrueSight console only. The option to access views in the TrueSight Capacity Optimization console is removed.

For more information, see the following sections:

What has changed?

Out-of-the-box views

All the out-of-the-box views are now migrated to the TrueSight console. For more information, see Out-of-the-box capacity views.

The Chargeback view is now accessible from the main menu of TrueSight Capacity Optimization console. For more information, see Defining and viewing chargeback information.

You can now view and manage the capacity of entities such as EC2 instances and EBS volumes in your business service environment in the new out-of-the-box views for AWS. For more information, see AWS views.

Custom views

You can now create custom views in the TrueSight console by using the simplified workflow and the new, easy-to-configure view templates. In version 11.0, creation of custom views via TrueSight Capacity Optimization console and Capacity Optimization Integration Studio is dropped.  

Important

Custom views that exist in the TrueSight Capacity Optimization console will not be available after the upgrade. Ensure that you re-create these views in the TrueSight console before you upgrade to version 11.0. For more information, see Re-creating custom views.

Accessing views 

Access to the TrueSight console is enabled through integrated system authentication with Remedy Single Sign-On. Following an upgrade to TrueSight Capacity Optimization 11.0, the administrator must complete the following tasks to ensure that the users have access to the capacity views from the TrueSight console: 

  1. Register the Capacity Optimization product in the TrueSight Presentation Server. For more information, see Registering the Capacity Optimization product with the Presentation Server.
  2. For out-of-the box views: Reinstall the required views. For more information, see Upgrading capacity views.
  3. Ensure that users have the required access rights to the views. For more information, see Configuring users and user groups.

Managing views and view groups 

You can now manage the views and view groups in the TrueSight console:

  • Create, modify, view, and delete the custom views and view groups
  • Import and export views

For more information, see Managing capacity views.

TrueSight Capacity Optimization console versus TrueSight console

Quick comparison of the main navigation for views in the TrueSight Capacity Optimization console and the TrueSight console

The figures contain sample data and do not show all the views.

Navigation to manage custom views and view groups in the TrueSight console

The following table provides a quick comparison between the two consoles and links to the how-to topics:

  

TrueSight Capacity Optimization console navigation

(no longer available)

TrueSight console
NavigationCommentsHow-to link
1Views > All ViewsCapacity > Views

Lists all the migrated out-of-the-box views under the corresponding view group.

Custom views that are created in the TrueSight console are listed.

Accessing and using capacity views in the TrueSight console
2

All Views > Custom Views

To view custom views: Capacity > Views > Custom Views


To create and manage custom views: Administration > Capacity Views

Lists only those custom views that are created in the TrueSight console and that you have access to.

Adding a custom view

3Administration > Views > View GroupsAdministration > Capacity ViewsLists only those view groups that are created in the TrueSight console and that you have access to.Adding and managing view groups

Related topic

11.0.00 enhancements

 

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