Using Views and Subviews in EDM

EDM provides the ability to create views for displaying lists of objects in the UI. By creating views you can select the columns that will be displayed, and also specify filtering characteristics (conditions) for the items to be… Read More

Controlling access to views in EDM by setting ACLs

EDM provides the ability to create views for displaying lists of objects in the UI. By creating views you can select the columns that will be displayed, and also specify filtering characteristics (conditions) for the items to be… Read More

New Power Agent for Stratus VOS Systems

We’re pleased to announce the release of the Sightline Power Agent for Stratus VOS Systems, version 6.5.46.3 for OpenVOS 17. This release includes XML improvements for monitoring ftScalable storage arrays, among other updates. The release software is available… Read More

Monitoring VMware vCenter with Sightline

Sightline offers in-depth monitoring of your entire virtual environment. We utilize two different strategies to provide you with the best overall view of your virtual environment. First, we look at your vCenter Servers to provides an overview of… Read More

Sightline Enterprise Data Manager (EDM) 3.3

We’re pleased to announce the release of EDM version 3.3. This new version contains many updates and new features. We have enhanced the VMware data source for better vMotion support. You can now control access to views by… Read More

Data visualization in EDM: Who you are influences what you want to see

Visualization of data sounds like an easy proposition; collect data and display it. But there’s a lot more to it than that! What data should be displayed? If you collect data from, say, 200 systems, do you want… Read More

Sightline Enterprise Data Manager (EDM) 3.2

Sightline Systems is pleased to announce the release of Enterprise Data Manager (EDM) version 3.2. EDM 3.2 includes exciting new features and enhancements. Alert enhancements  You’ll be able to makes notes in the alert record to track the… Read More

Tip: Clustering EDM Instances

This week’s Ask John question is from Oscar Jiminez at Megadata Information Solutions in Costa Rica. Thanks, Oscar! Question: In an EDM high availability hypothetical scenario (2 EDMs working as active/active nodes), can both EDMs can share the… Read More

Tip: Configuring Sightline EDM to Use SSL

Security is always a concern for IT teams. Sightline EDM has you covered by providing support for Secure Socket Layer (SSL) which secures your browser communications with the EDM Server. Click here for configuration details.

Understanding the Sightline Software Solution: Collect… Store… Inform…

There are three basic components to the Sightline Software Solution: data collection, data storage, and turning that data into meaningful information. Last week we looked at data collection. This week we will look at how Sightline stores the… Read More