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Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User GuideLIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration“GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.1 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User GuideTable of Contents1.Getting Started. 11.1Overview . 11.2System Requirements . 11.2.1 Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager . 11.2.2 Network Configuration. 11.3Install/Uninstall Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager . 11.4Launching Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager . 21.5Setting up the Hierarchy . 22 License . 33 Using Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager . 43.1Dashboard . 43.2Datacenter Management . 53.2.1 Overview . 53.2.2 Creating the Hierarchy . 53.2.3 Adding Devices . 53.2.4 Hierarchy Management . 63.2.5 Summary . 73.2.6 Temperature/Power . 93.2.7 Policies . 103.2.8 Thresholds . 123.3Groups . 133.3.1 Overview . 133.3.2 Operations on Groups . 133.4Energy Optimization . 143.4.1 Overview . 143.4.2 Cooling Analysis . 143.4.3 Low-Utilization Servers . 143.4.4 Server Power Characteristics . 153.4.5 Workload Placement . 153.4.6 Advanced Power Model . 153.5Discovery and Import . 163.5.1 Discovering Devices . 163.5.2 Importing Devices . 163.6Devices and Racks . 183.6.1 Overview . 183.6.2 Adding a Device Manually . 183.6.3 PDU Configuration. 193.6.4 Adding an Unmanaged Device . 193.6.5 Filtering Devices . 203.6.6 Editing a Device . 202 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide45673.6.7 Deleting Devices . 203.6.8 Advanced Search Devices . 203.6.9 Search for Available Racks. 203.7Policies . 213.8Events and Thresholds . 213.8.1 Overview . 213.8.2 Filtering Events . 233.8.3 Deleting Events. 233.8.4 Thresholds . 233.9Settings . 243.9.1 Overview . 243.9.2 User Management. 243.9.3 Password . 243.9.4 SNMP Trap . 253.9.5 Email Subscription . 253.9.6 Predefined Event . 253.9.7 Power Profile . 263.9.8 LDAP . 263.9.9 Miscellaneous. 263.10 Emergency Power Reduction . 273.10.1 Overview . 273.10.2 Enabling EPR . 273.10.3 Disabling EPR . 27Appendix: Compatibility of non-Lenovo Platforms . 27Glossary . 28Appendix A. Notices . 28Trademarks. 293 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide1. Getting Started1.1OverviewLenovo XClarity Energy Manager is a power and temperature management solution fordata centers. It enables you to monitor and manage power consumption andtemperature in your data center through the management console.1.2System Requirements1.2.1 Lenovo XClarity Energy ManagerEnergy Manager is intended to be installed on the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) Server Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7) Server Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11) Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (SLES 12)It is expected to be browsed on the web browsers listed below: Mozilla Firefox 27 Google Chrome 31 Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Microsoft EdgeIt is recommended to install the software on a system with at least: A dual-core processor of 2.6 GHz or higher 8GB RAM 80GB of hard drive space1.2.2 Network ConfigurationEnergy Manager communicates with the devices through multiple protocols includingIPMI, SSH, SNMP, WS-MAN, HTTPS, and DCOM (WMI). These protocols should beallowed by the network firewall and the operating system firewall between EnergyManager and the devices.1.3Install/Uninstall Lenovo XClarity Energy ManagerInstall Energy Manager:1 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide1. For Windows OS, run the installer directly and follow graphic wizard to completeinstalling.2. For Linux OS, unzip the pack and then launch the executable to completeinstalling. For more detail, please refer to the install guide in the pack.Uninstall Energy Manager:1. For Windows OS, uninstall Energy Manager from Control Panel.2. For Linux OS, go to the installation directory and run ./uninstall.WARNINGAll data and configurations will be deleted after uninstalling Energy Manager. If youwant to back-up and restore your data and configurations, You may use command linetool in LXEM.1. The backup tool (backup.sh for Linux, backup.bat for Windows) could be found inthe bin folder. You need to specify a backup folder as the argument of thebackup tool. The tool would back up your configuration and data to the folderyou specified.2. The restore tool (restore.sh for Linux, restore.bat for Windows) could be foundin the bin folder. You need to specify a backup folder as the argument of therestore tool. The tool would restore your configuration and data from the folderyou specified.Currently, Energy Manager installer doesn’t support migration and recovery.When installing Energy Manager on Linux OS, hostname or IP address need be specifiedon one page. Energy Manager installation program doesn’t check if the hostname or IPaddress is legal or reachable. Please make sure to fill the right value.1.4Launching Lenovo XClarity Energy ManagerThere are two ways to launch Energy Manager.1. By typing the URL directly in the address bar of a browser.Enter the following default URL in your web browser to launch the EnergyManager if TLS is enabled:https://localhost:8643/energymanager/Or the URL below if TLS is not enabled:http://localhost:8688/energymanager/2. By clicking the Energy Manager shortcut if Energy Manager is installed on aWindows server.The default built-in username is admin.1.5Setting up the HierarchyLenovo XClarity Energy Manager provides several ways to set up the data centerhierarchy (data centers, rooms, rows, racks, and devices):2 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide Datacenter Management: To create a data center hierarchy manually fromscratch, start from ‘Datacenter Management’ on the left side navigation menu.View power and temperature data by selecting items in the hierarchy once thedevices are added.Discovery: To discover devices in the network, start from ‘Discovery and Import’on the left side navigation menu. After discovery please check devices in ‘Devicesand Racks’ on the left side navigation menu and add them to the hierarchy in‘Datacenter Management’.Import devices or the hierarchy: To import devices or the hierarchy from an Excelfile, start from the ‘Import’ button in ‘Devices and Racks’. Please refer toImporting Devices to learn how to create the Excel file.To view power and temperature data of the devices, they must be added into thehierarchy (in racks).2LicenseThe license mechanism of Energy Manager limits the number of the devices in thehierarchy. You can find the number of available licenses and used licenses by clicking‘About’ in the banner area of Energy Manager.You may use Energy Manager with either the TSMP Server Option Bundle or the NodeLicense Pack.The TSMP Server Option Bundle means that the following devices can be managedwithout consuming the licensed device number Lenovo ThinkServer server with TSMP Unmanaged device (Energy Manager does not communicate with these devicesat all)The Node License Pack means that you may purchase license from Lenovo to managedevices besides Lenovo ThinkServer servers with TSMP. You need to follow the stepsbelow to get the Node License Pack:a) Purchase Node License Pack from Lenovo and get Token(s) which contain(s) alicensed device number.b) Request a license file by submitting the Token(s) and the Root Key to Lenovo.The Root Key can be retrieved from the ‘About’ dialog.c) Get the license file from Lenovo.d) Import the license file by clicking the link ‘Import new licenses’ in the ‘About’dialog.For a newly installed Energy Manager, only the TSMP Server Option Bundle is availableunless the end user imports a license file. It means that if you need to manage devicesbesides Lenovo ThinkServer servers with TSMP, you have to purchase the Node License3 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User GuidePack. Otherwise you would get error message “Please check Available License Count inAbout dialog".A license file is bounded to a Root Key. It means that a license file can only be importedto an Energy Manager instance with the same Root Key shown in the ‘About’ dialog. TheRoot Key is generated based on the OS information. If an OS is reconfigured (e.g.,network configuration change) or reinstalled, the Root Key might change accordingly.This implies that you may need to request a new license file based on the new Root Key.Only one license is available for an Energy Manager instance. Importing a new licensefile will overwrite the existing one.3Using Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager3.1DashboardThe Dashboard provides the overall health status of the data center. It shows thecurrent power and cooling status, the historical power and temperature trend, the hotrooms and hotspots, the power and space capacity information, and the critical events.You may customize the dashboard by adding, deleting, or moving gadgets in it.To add a gadget to the dashboard, click the ‘Select Gadgets’ button on the top rightcorner. In the popup dialog, check the gadget you need and then click the ‘OK’ button.To delete a gadget, move your mouse over the gadget and click the button on its topcorner.To move a gadget, move your mouse to the title of the gadget. When the mouse pointerchanges to the cursor of the moving icon, you may drag the gadget and drop it to thedesire location.To reset the dashboard to the default status, click the ‘Select Gadgets’ button on the topright corner. In the popup dialog, click the ‘Reset to default’ link.To specify gadget option, you may move your mouse to the gadget and click the buttonof the spanner icon (which will be shown if the gadget is configurable) on the top of thegadget. Then specify the gadget options in the popup dialog.Most of the data in the dashboard are refreshed automatically each minute.4 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guide3.2Datacenter Management3.2.1 OverviewDatacenter Management displays all the entities managed.Energy Manager manages entities in the following hierarchy:Data Center Room Row Rack Device BladeThe hierarchy at the blade level is only available for HP and DELL enclosures.When you create a hierarchy: A room can only be added to a data center. A row can only be added to a room. A rack can only be added to a row. A device can only be added to a rack. A blade can be added to either a rack or a chassis (displayed in Device list).3.2.2 Creating the HierarchyOn the ‘Datacenter Management’ page, click ‘ ’ in the Data Center list to add a DC.Specify the name in the popup dialog, and then click OK.A DC is added successfully.Select a DC and click ‘ ’ in the Room list to add a room to it. Specify the name of theroom in the popup dialog, and then click OK.Similarly, you may add rows to a room.Select a row and click ‘ ’ in the Rack list to add a rack to it. Specify the name of the rackin the popup dialog, configure the space capacity and total power capacity, check thebox ‘PDU Power as Rack Power’ if you want to use the power reading of PDU(s) in therack as the IT equipment power of the rack, and click OK to add the rack.NOTEThe two fields ‘Name’ and ‘Total Power Capacity’ are mandatory when a rack is added.The input text boxes in Energy Manager are marked with bold border if they arerequired.3.2.3 Adding DevicesSelect a rack and click ‘ ’ in the Device list.5 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User GuideThe popup dialog shows all the devices that do not exist in the current hierarchy. Selectthe devices you want to add to the rack, and then click OK.Click the name of the device in the ‘Device List’ page, and then you can go to theHierarchy page of the selected device directly.You may also add a new device to a rack by navigating to the ‘Add New Device’ tab inthe popup dialog, and specifying the information of the device as described in Adding aDevice Manually.NOTEIf you do not specify ‘Size of Device’ and ‘De-rated Power’, default values (1 for ‘Size ofDevice’ and 400 for ‘De-rated Power’) are set for the server after you click OK. Defaultvalues for various device types are different.Please make sure to fill the right device location and size when adding or moving thedevice in Energy Manager. Or else, the device may not be displayed well in thevisualized rack. In order to make this smooth, there is no strict checking in EnergyManager. For example, there is no error message prompted when the specified devicesize exceeds the rack size.When some device is added, one event may appear in the event table, ‘Entity wasadded to the black list’. It is just a routine event written by the communication moduleof Energy Manager and has no impact on the node communication. Please ignore it.3.2.4 Hierarchy ManagementIn the ‘Hierarchy’ tab on the ‘Datacenter Management’ page, each entity can be editedor deleted (recursively with the sub-groups and devices) using the icon of editing or theicon of deletion.To edit an entity:a) Select the entity.b) Click the edit icon in the list.c) Edit its information.d) Click OK.To delete one or more entities:a) Select the entity/entities.b) Click the delete icon in the list.You may also click the move icon to change the hierarchy:a) Select the entity/entities.b) Click the move icon in the list.6 Copyright Lenovo 2016

Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager User Guidec) In the popup dialog, select the entity in the hierarchy as the destination.d) Click OK.After the above

To add a gadget to the dashboard, click the ZSelect Gadgets [ button on the top right corner. In the popup dialog, check the gadget you need and then click the ZOK [ button. To delete a gadget, move your mouse over the gadget and click the button on its top corner. To move a gadget, move your mouse to the tit

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