A new set of reports have been added under the folder "Prerequisites Checking" in ITMfVE 7.1 for the VMware VI agent which provide you with a prerequisite scanner that checks if the list of all tables/views needed to run the predefined reports and the ones needed to support custom reporting are available in the Tivoli Data Warehouse. It also checks the VMware VI agent version and lets you know if the available version is up-to-date or not. The reports also point you to appropriate documentation which can be helpful in enabling historical collection and summarization and pruning, creating IBM_TRAM schema, Time Dimension and other shared dimensions like WEEKDAY_LOOKUP, MONTH_LOOKUP and ComputerSystem and populating Time dimension. In addition to this, the report also provides the list of attribute groups for the VMware VI agent to guide the users while enabling historical collection.Please note that in spite of having all the prerequisite tables/views in the Tivoli Data Warehouse, you may not be able to run the reports [Continue Reading]
Prerequisite Scanner Reports – NEW in ITMfVE 7.1
How do I find out if my warehouse has all the tables/views needed to run a report or create a custom report?