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    VSE Management Software Quick StartGuide

    HP Part Number: T2786-90012Published: September 2006, Edition 2.0

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    Table of Contents

    About This Document.....................................................................................7Intended Audience..................................................................................................................................7New and Changed Information in This Edition............................................................................................7Typographic Conventions.........................................................................................................................7Related Information.................................................................................................................................7Publishing History...................................................................................................................................9HP Encourages Your Comments................................................................................................................9

    1 Introduction.............................................................................................11VSE Management Software....................................................................................................................11VSE Concepts and Terminology..............................................................................................................11Limitations of This Release......................................................................................................................12

    2 System Requirements and Installation Instructions..........................................15

    3 Configuration...........................................................................................17Configuring User Authorizations..............................................................................................................17

    Role: VSE Operator, VSE Application Administrator, or VSE Capacity Planner.........................................17Role: VSE System Administrator.........................................................................................................18Role: VSE Senior System Administrator................................................................................................18Role: VSE Senior Capacity Planner.....................................................................................................18Role: Legacy Global Workload Manager Operator..............................................................................18Role: Legacy Global Workload Manager Administrator........................................................................19Selecting and Updating the Authorized Systems Set..............................................................................19

    Activating Licenses................................................................................................................................19

    4 Using the VSE Management Software.........................................................21HP Integrity Essentials Virtualization Manager...........................................................................................21

    System View....................................................................................................................................21Workload View...............................................................................................................................22

    HP Integrity Essentials Global Workload Manager....................................................................................22HP Integrity Essentials Capacity Advisor...................................................................................................23HP Integrity Virtual Machines Manager....................................................................................................23Partition Manager.................................................................................................................................24

    Command Reference....................................................................................25vselicense(1M)......................................................................................................................................26

    Index.........................................................................................................29

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    List of Tables1 Manpages Installed with VSE Management Software on the CMS...............................................................82 Manpages Installed with VSE Agent Software on Managed Systems............................................................83 Manpage Installed on Cell-Based Complexes............................................................................................84 Manpages Installed on Systems Running HP Integrity Virtual Machines.........................................................85 Selected HP SIM Manpages...................................................................................................................9

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    About This DocumentThis document provides an overview of the HP Virtual Server Environment (VSE), the VSE ManagementSoftware, and software configuration procedures. System administrators can use this document as anintroduction to the VSE management Software and as a guide to configuring and deploying the software.This guide also includes an overview of HP Integrity Essentials Virtualization Manager, HP Integrity EssentialsGlobal Workload Manager, HP Integrity Essentials Capacity Advisor, HP Integrity Virtual Machines Manager,

    and Partition Manager.Refer to the VSE Management Software Installation and Update Guidefor system requirements and installationand upgrade instructions.

    Intended AudienceThis document is intended to be used by VSE System Administrators, VSE Application Administrators, CapacityPlanners, and other technical professionals involved with data center operations, administration, and planning.An understanding of HP-UX system administration concepts and procedures is assumed.

    New and Changed Information in This EditionInformation on installing the VSE Management Software and upgrading from previous versions is no longer

    in this document. Refer to the VSE Management Software Installation and Update Guidefor that information.

    Typographic ConventionsThis document uses the following typographic conventions.

    Book Title Title of a book or other document.

    Linked Title Title that is a hyperlink to a book or other document.

    http://www.hp.com A Web site address that is a hyperlink to the site.Command Command name or qualified command phrase.

    user input Commands and other text that you type.

    computer output Text displayed by the computer.

    Enter The name of a keyboard key. Note that Return and Enterboth refer to the samekey. A sequence such as Ctrl+A indicates that you must hold down the key labeledCtrl while pressing the A key.

    term Defined use of an important word or phrase.variable The name of an environment variable, for example PATH or errno.

    value A value that you may replace in a command or function, or information in a displaythat represents several possible values.

    find(1) HP-UX manpage. In this example, find is the manpage name and 1 is themanpage section.

    Related Information

    A copy of this document is installed on the CMS along with the VSE Management Software in the directory/opt/vse/doc. A more recent version of this document may be available on the HP Instant InformationCD. You can also download the latest version of this document from the following site:

    http://docs.hp.com/en/hplex.html

    The following related documents can also be downloaded from the same site:

    VSE Management Software Installation and Update Guide

    VSE Management Software Release Notes

    Getting Started with HP Integrity Essentials Global Workload Manager

    HP Integrity Essentials Global Workload Manager Administrator's Guide

    HP Integrity Essentials Capacity Advisor User's Guide

    Intended Audience 7

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    Getting Started with HP Integrity Virtual Machines Manager

    HP Integrity Virtual Machines Installation, Configuration, and Administration

    HP Integrity Virtual Machines Release Notes

    The VSE Management Software and related products include HP-UX manpages with details about commands,file formats, and related information. The following tables list some of the manpages that are most relevantto the VSE Management Software.

    Table 1 Manpages Installed with VSE Management Software on the CMS

    Collect Capacity Advisor data from systemscapcollect(1M)

    Export OpenView Performance Agent (OVPA) system data from managed systems and import intoCapacity Advisor

    capovpaextract(1M)

    Import, export, display, invalidate and remove Capacity Advisor data for workloads or systemscapprofile(1M)

    Format of Capacity Advisor import and e