Context-sensitive node reports

BMC Atrium Discovery enables you to run many different kinds of reports on some of the nodes in your system. Some of these individual reports can also be run from other areas of the product.

Host reports

To run host-related reports:

  1. Click the Hosts link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Hosts page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following host-related reports are displayed:
    • Seen but unscanned IPs — Show unscanned Hosts inferred from Network Connections.
    • Network Device Dependencies — Show Network Devices used by these Hosts.
    • Host Dependencies via SI and BAI — Show other Hosts via Traversing shared SI and BAI.
    • Number of Interfaces vs Hosts — Show the number of Network Interfaces versus Number of Hosts.
    • Number of Subnets vs Hosts — Show the number of Subnets versus Number of Hosts.
    • Observed Communicating Hosts — Show hosts reached through observed network connections.
    • Detailed Observed Communications — Detailed report of observed communication showing processes where available.
    • Storage Systems — Show Storage Systems these Hosts may access.

    • Storage Volumes — Show Storage Volumes these Hosts may access.

    • Host Last Update Summary — Show the distribution of the relative age of the last update on Hosts.
    • Number of Interfaces vs Hosts — Show the number of Network Interfaces versus Number of Hosts on a Column Chart.
    • Number of Subnets vs Hosts — Show the number of Subnets versus Number of Hosts on a Column Chart.
    • Number of Software Instances vs Hosts — Show the number of Software Instances running on a Host versus Number of Hosts on a Column Chart.
    • Number of Applications vs Hosts — Show the number of Business Application Instances running on a Host versus Number of Hosts on a Column Chart.
    • Host OS Type Summary Chart — Show OS by Type on a Pie Chart.
    • Host OS Class Summary Chart — Show OS by Class on a Pie Chart.
    • Host Access Method Summary Chart — Show Host Access Methods on a Column Chart.
    • Host Access Result Summary Chart — Show Host Access Results on a Column Chart.

Individual host reports

To run reports on individual Hosts in your system:

  1. Click the Hosts link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a host from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports are available on each host:
    • Communication Summary — Summary of the observed communication.
    • Observed Communicating Hosts — Hosts reached through observed network connections.
    • Current Network Connections — Network Connections from last scan.
    • Historical Network Connections — Line Graph of the Number of Network Connections from all available scans.
    • Current Open Ports — Open Ports from last scan.
    • Historical Open Ports — Open Ports from all available scans.
    • Current Processes — Processes from last scan.
    • Historical Processes — Processes from all available scans.
    • Current Services — Services from last scan.
    • Historical Services — Services from all available scans.
    • Seen but unscanned IPs — Show unscanned Hosts inferred from Network Connections.
    • Network Device Dependencies — Show Network Devices used by this Host.
    • Host Dependencies via SI and BAI — Show other Hosts via Traversing shared SI and BAI.
    • Detailed Observed Communications — Detailed report of observed communication showing processes where available.
    • Storage Systems — Show Storage Systems this Host may access.
    • Storage Volumes — Show Storage Volumes this Host may access.
    • Host Network Connection Count Over Time — Line Graph of the Number of Network Connections over all available scans.
    • Host Process Count Over Time — Line Graph of the Number of Processes over all available scans.
    • Host Access Method Summary Chart — Host Access Methods on a Column Chart.
    • Host Access Result Summary Chart — Host Access Results on a Column Chart.

Network Device reports

To run Network Device-related reports:

  1. Click the Network Devices link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following Network Device-related report is displayed:
    • Connected Hosts — Number of Hosts connected to these Network Devices.

Individual Network Device reports

To run reports on individual Network Devices in your system:

  1. Click the Network Devices link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Network Devices page is displayed.
  2. Select a Network Device from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports are available for a Network Device:
    • Hosts connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — Hosts connected to this Network Device.
    • Subnets connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — Subnets connected to this Network Device.
    • Interface Details for Network Device <Network Device Name> — Interface details of this Network Device.
    • Speed of Interface connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — The speed of the Network Device Interface, displayed on a pie chart.
    • Duplex of Interfaces connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — The duplex of the Network Device Interface, displayed on a pie chart.
    • Host OS Type connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — The OS of the connected host by type, displayed on a pie chart.
    • Host OS Class connected to Network Device <Network Device Name> — The OS of connected host by class, displayed on a pie chart.

Management Controller reports

Individual Management Controller reports

To run reports on individual Management Controllers in your system:

  1. Click the Management Controller link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Management Controllers page is displayed.
  2. Select a Management Controller from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports are available for a Network Device:
    • Subnets connected to device <Device Name> — Subnets Connected to this Management Controller.

Mainframe reports

To run Mainframe-related reports:

  1. Click the Mainframe link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Mainframe page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following Mainframe-related reports are available:
    • Contained MFParts — LPARs on these Mainframes.
    • Contained Sysplex — Sysplex on these Mainframes.
    • Contained Coupling Facilities — Coupling Facilities on these Mainframes.
    • Contained z/VM Guest LPARs — LPARs running under z/VM mapped to the z/VM LPARs on these Mainframes.
    • Storage SubSystems — Storage SubSystems used by LPARs on these Mainframes.
    • Storage Volumes — Storage Volumes used by LPARs on these Mainframes.

Individual Mainframe reports

To run reports on individual Mainframe in your system:

  1. Click the Mainframe link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a Mainframe from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following reports are available for the Mainframe:
    • Contained MFParts — LPARs on this Mainframe.
    • Contained Sysplex — Sysplex on these Mainframes.
    • Contained Coupling Facilities — Coupling Facilities on these Mainframes.
    • Contained z/VM Guest LPARs — LPARs running under z/VM mapped to the z/VM LPARs on this Mainframe.
    • Storage Sub-systems — Storage SubSystems used by LPARs on this Mainframe.
    • Storage Volumes — Storage Volumes used by LPARs on this Mainframe.

MFPart reports

To run MFPart-related reports:

  1. Click the MFPart link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The MFPart page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following MFPart-related reports are available:
    • Contained in Sysplex — Sysplex these LPARs are part of.
    • Coupling Facilities — Coupling Facilities used by these LPARs.
    • Storage SubSystems — Storage SubSystems used by these LPARs.
    • Storage Volumes — Storage Volumes used by LPARs.
    • Containing Mainframe — Mainframe that contains these LPARs.
    • Peer LPARs via Sysplex — Other LPARs in the same Sysplex as this one.
    • Peer LPARs via Coupling Facility — Other LPARs using the same Coupling Facility as this one.
    • Peer LPARs via Storage SubSystem — Other LPARs using the same Storage SubSystems as this one.

Individual MFPart reports

To run reports on individual MFPart in your system:

  1. Click the MFPart link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a MFPart from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following reports are available for the MFPart:
    • Containing Mainframe — Mainframe that contains these LPARs.
    • Peer LPARs via Sysplex — Other LPARs in the same Sysplex as this one.
    • Peer LPARs via Coupling Facility — Other LPARs using the same Coupling Facility as this one.
    • Peer LPARs via Storage SubSystem — Other LPARs using the same Storage SubSystems as this one.

Software instance reports

To run SI-related reports:

  1. Click the Software Instances link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following SI-related reports are available:
    • Host Dependencies — Shows hosts used by these software instances.
    • Detailed Observed Communication — Shows a summary of the communication observed for these software instances.
    • Software Instance Type Summary — Shows a summary of the software instance types.
    • Application Summary — Shows a summary of the applications using these software instances types.

Individual software instance reports

To run reports on individual software instances in your system:

  1. Click the Software Instances link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a software instance from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports for this software instance are available:
    • Other <SI Type> <SI Version> Instances — Shows other software instances that have this same full version.
    • Other <SI Type> <Product Version> Instances — Shows other software instances that have this same product version.
    • Other <SI Type> Instances — Shows other software instances that are the same type.
    • Other Items maintained by this Pattern — Shows other items that are maintained by the same pattern.
    • Hosts with <SI Type> <SI Version> Instances — Shows hosts that have this same full version.
    • Hosts with <SI Type> <Product Version> Instances — Shows hosts that have this same product version.
    • Hosts with <SI Type> Instances — Shows hosts that have this same type.
    • Version Distribution — Shows the versions of this type.
    • Detailed Observed Communication — Shows a summary of the communication observed for these software instances.
    • Possible Version Failures — Shows software instances of this type with no version derived.
    • Possible Version Failure Hosts — Shows hosts with software instances of this type with no version derived.
    • Storage Systems — Storage Systems that this SI may access.
    • Storage Volumes — Storage Volumes that this SI may access.
    • Full Version Distribution for <SI Type> — Displays the full versions of this type on a pie chart.
    • Product Version Distribution <SI Type> — Displays the product versions of this type on a pie chart.

Business Application Instance reports

A number of Business Application Instance (BAI)-related reports are available on the Application Instances page.
To access BAI reports:

  1. Click the Application Instances link in the Application Summary section of the Applications page.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following BAI-related reports are available:
    • Host Dependencies — Shows hosts used by these BAIs.
    • OS Dependencies — Shows the OS used by these BAIs.
    • Software Dependencies — Shows the software instances used by these BAIs.
    • Network Device Dependencies — Shows Network Devices used by these BAIs.
    • Business Application Type Summary — Shows a summary of the BAI types.
    • Software Instance Summary — Shows a summary of the Software Instance being used by these applications.

Individual application instance reports

To run reports on individual application instances in your system:

  1. Click the Application Instances link in the Application Summary section of the Applications page. The Application Instances page is displayed.
  2. Select an application instance from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports for the software instance are available:
    • Host Dependencies for <BAI Name> — Shows hosts used by this BAI.
    • OS Dependencies for <BAI Name> — Shows the OS used by this BAI.
    • Software Dependencies for <BAI Name> — Shows software instances used by this BAI.
    • Network Device Dependencies for <BAI Name>— Shows Network Devices used by this BAI.

       
    • Other <BAI Type> Instances — Shows other BAIs that are the same type.
    • Other Items maintained by this Pattern— Shows other items that are maintained by the same pattern.

       
    • Hosts with <BAI Type> Instances — Shows hosts that have this same type.
    • Version Distribution — Shows the versions of this type.
    • Possible Version Failures — Shows BAIs of this type with no version derived.
    • Possible Version Failure Hosts — Shows hosts with BAIs of this type with no version derived.
    • Full Version Distribution for <BAI Type> — Displays the full versions of this type on a pie chart.
    • Product Version Distribution for <BAI Type> — Displays the product versions of this type on a pie chart.

Package reports

To run package-related reports:

  1. Click the Package link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Package page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following package-related reports are available:
    • Package Host Density — How many hosts are these packages installed on.

Individual package reports

To run reports on individual packages in your system:

  1. Click the Packages link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a package from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports are available for the package:

     
    • Hosts with <Package Name> — Shows other hosts with this named package on.
    • Versions of <Package Name> — Show the versions of this package.
    • Detail Versions of <Package Name> — Show the versions and revisions of this package.

Patch reports

To run patch-related reports:

  1. Click the Patch link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Patch page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following Patch-related reports are available:
    • Patch Host Density — How many hosts are these patches installed on.

Individual patch reports

To run reports on individual patches in your system:

  1. Click the Patch link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a patch from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following reports are available for the patch:
    • <OS-based> Hosts with <Patch> — Shows other hosts with the same Operation System that have this patch on.

Subnet reports

To run subnet-related reports:

  1. Click the Subnets link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page. The Subnets page is displayed.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following subnet-related reports are available:
    • Subnet Host Count — How many hosts are on these subnets.
    • Subnet Device Count — How many Devices are on these subnets.

Individual subnet reports

To run reports on individual subnets in your system:

  1. Click the Subnets link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
  3. Click the Reports drop down. 
    The following reports are available for the subnet:
    • Hosts on this Subnet — Shows other hosts that have an interface on this subnet.
    • Devices on this Subnet — Shows other interfaces on this subnet.
    • OS Class on this Subnet — Displays the OS Class of the hosts on this subnet in a pie chart.
    • OS Type on this Subnet — Displays the OS Type of the hosts on this subnet in a pie chart.

Discovery Access reports

To run Discovery Access reports:

  1. Click Discovery Access link in the Directly Discovered Data Index section of the Discovery Reports page.
  2. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following Discovery Access-related reports are available:
    • Discovery Access Summary — Summary result state of the Endpoints.
    • Discovery Access Detail — Detailed end state of the Endpoints.

Individual Discovery Access reports

To run reports on individual Discovery Accesses in your system:

  1. Click Discovery Access link in the Directly Discovered Data Index section of the Discovery Reports page. The Discovery Access List page is displayed.
  2. Select a Discovery Access from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following Discovery Access-related reports are available:
    • Discovery Method Timings — Show timing per discovery method (does NOT include session establishment time).

Individual network interface reports

To run reports on individual network interfaces in your system:

  1. Click the Hosts link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a Host from the list.
  3. Select a Network Interface from the Hardware and Network section.
  4. Click the Reports drop down.
    The following Discovery Access-related reports are available:
    • Other Hosts on same Subnet — Shows other hosts that are on this subnet.
    • Other Devices on same Subnet — Shows other interfaces that are on this subnet.
    • Ports on Interface — Shows ports directly bound to this interface from last scan.
    • Historical Ports on Interface — Shows ports directly bound to this interface from all available scans.
    • Network Connections on Interface — Shows network connections directly bound to this interface from last scan.
    • Historical Network Connections on Interface — Shows network connections directly bound to this interface from all available scans.

Individual load balancer instance reports

To run reports on individual load balancer instances in your system:

  1. Click the Load Balancer Instances link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a Load Balancer Instance from the list.
  3.  Click the Reports drop down.
  4. The following load balancing-related reports are available:
    • Load Balanced Hosts — Shows load balanced hosts.
    • Load Balanced Software — Shows load balanced Software Components and Software Instance.
    • Load Balancer Members not linked to a Host — Shows Load Balancer Members that are not linked to a Host.
    • Load Balancer Members not linked software — Shows Load Balancer Members that are not linked to a Software Component or Software Instance.

Individual storage system reports

To run reports on individual storage systems in your system:

  1. Click the Storage System Instances link in the Infrastructure Summary section of the Infrastructure page.
  2. Select a Storage System from the list.
  3. Click the Reports drop down.
  4. The following storage system-related reports are available:
    • Consumer Hosts
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