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You use the Devices page to view information about the devices that BMC TrueSight Operations Management monitors and to view the overall health of the system.

Log on to the BMC TrueSight Operations Management console and select MonitoringDevices.

The following illustration provides an overview of the information that you can view and the actions that you can perform through the Devices page.

User goals and features

The Devices page helps you address the following business goals:

User goalDescription
Filter the list of devices

Use the quick filters for device type , event status , and event severity to filter the list of devices.

Use the time filter to filter devices based on when events in the devices occurred.

For additional filtering options, customize the filters. See Filtering devices.

Note

Applying the quick filters displays devices with at least one event in the selected status and severity. 

Change the Devices page view

Use the action menu  to select tile or table view.

For more information, see Changing the view on the Devices page.

Search for particular devices

Find a device quickly by searching .

For more information about the search behavior, see Searching for devices.

Drill down and view device details

For detailed analysis and remediation, drill down into the Device Details page by clicking a device name or the events count.

Device name: Displays the Monitors tab in the Device Details page.

Events count: Displays the Events tab in the Device Details page.

For more information, see Viewing device details.

Customize the Devices page

Customize the Devices page to suit your needs through the Device Preferences menu (6). These settings are individual, user-based preferences and apply only to the Devices page.

For more information, see Customizing the devices page.

Hide the quick filters to gain more display area for devices

Use the collapse filters option to collapse the quick filters area.

Toggle between displaying and hiding the quick filters area by using this option.

Set the Devices page as the default page when you log in to the Operations Management console

From the action menu , select Set As Landing Page.

Every time you log in to the Operations Management console, the Devices page is displayed by default.

View help for the current page

Click the help icon to launch context-sensitive help.

By default, the online version of the documentation is displayed. You can also use an offline version of the documentation. For more information, see Setting user preferences.

Related topics

Getting started with devices and events

Monitoring infrastructure devices and events

Monitoring applications

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