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Automatic Association Rules for Server Groups

You can associate servers with a server group by applying rules to the server group. Servers that match the rule criteria are automatically associated with the server group.

The following table describes the rules that are available.

Rule

What the rule groups

Example

Agents installed

Servers that have a specific set of agents installed.

Group servers that have the Oracle and Windows File System agents installed:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Select agents list, select the following:
    • Oracle
    • Windows File System

Associated Client group

Servers from one server group with servers from another server group.

Add the server from the Laptop Servers group to this server group:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Laptop Clients.

Associated client group list

Servers from multiple server groups with another server group.

Group servers that are in a server group named either Sales or Engineering:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select the following:
    • Sales
    • Engineering

Associated library name

Servers that use a library that has a name that contains a specific string.

Group servers that use a library that has a name that starts with "mag":

  1. From the Which matches with list, select starts with.
  2. In the Value box, enter mag.

Associated storage policy

Servers that use the same storage policy.

Group servers that use a storage policy named SP001:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. In the Value list, select SP001.

Backup enabled for client

Servers for which backup activity is or is not enabled.

Group servers that have backup activity enabled:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Case manager hold clients

Servers that are or are not added as assets to a case in Case Manager for Compliance Search.

Group servers that are added as assets to a case in Case Manager for Compliance Search:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client

Servers based on server type.

Group servers that are reference copy servers:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Reference Copy.

Client acts as proxy

Servers that are or are notassigned as a proxy.

Group servers that are assigned as a proxy:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client associated with plan

Servers that are associated with a specific plan.

Group servers that use any plan that has a name that starts with "server":

  1. From the Which matches with list, select starts with.
  2. In the Value box, enter server.

Client by Schedule Interval

Servers that use a specific schedule interval.

Group servers that use a weekly schedule interval:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Weekly.

Client IPV4 CIDR Address Range

Servers by the CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) address range. The rule can group servers that are included in or excluded from a specific CIDR address range.

To define the range, for one server, enter the physical IP address and netmask separated by a comma (,): physical_IP_address,netmask. The first IP address and the last IP address are calculated from the information for the single server.

Group servers with a physical IP address that is in the address range that is calculated by IP address 10.0.0.0 and netmask 26:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select is.
  2. In the Value box, enter 10.0.0.0,26.

The first IP address is 10.0.0.0 and the last IP address is 10.0.0.63, with a total of 64 server hosts.

Client version v11 and service pack

Servers that have Version 11 and matches a specific service pack.

Group servers that have Version 11 and Service Pack 18 installed:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select Equals.
  2. In the Value box, enter 18.

Client description

Servers that have a specific description.

Group servers that contain "test server" in the server description:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter test server.

Client excluded from SLA report

Servers that are or are notexcluded from a Service Level Agreement (SLA) report.

Group servers that are excluded from an SLA report:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client is not ready

Servers that have a server status of not ready.

Group servers that are not ready:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client needs Updates

Servers that do or do not require updates to be installed.

Group servers that require updates to be installed:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client offline (days)

Use this rule to group servers that have been offline a specific number of days.

Group servers that are offline for 3 days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 3.

Days client online

Servers that have been online a specific number of days.

Group servers that are online for 10 or more days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select greater than or equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 10.

Client Online in Last 30 Days

Servers that were online in the previous 30 days.

Group servers that are were online in the previous 30 days:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client uses storage policy

Servers that use a specific storage policy.

Group servers that use a storage policy that has a name that starts with "test":

  1. From the Which matches with list, select starts with.
  2. In the Value box, enter test.

Client Version

Servers from a specific Commvault version.

Group 9.0 version servers:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select 9.0.

Client Version Same as CS Version

Servers that do or do not have the same software version as the CommServe computer.

Group server computers that have the same software version as the CommServe computer:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client by Index MA

Servers that have the same indexing MediaAgent.

Group servers that use a MediaAgent named MA01 for indexing:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select MA01.

Clients by OS Version

Servers that have the same OS version.

Group servers that use the Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard operating system:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard.

Client by Permission

Servers that have security associations that include a specific permission.

You can specify any permission in the CommServe database.

Group servers that have a security association that includes the Administrative Management permission:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Administrative Management.

Client by Role

Servers that have security associations that include a specific role.

You can specify any role in the CommServe database.

Group servers that have a security association that includes the master role:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Master.

Client discovered using VSA Subclient

VMs from a Virtual Server Agent subclient.

You can select a virtualization server, a virtual server instance, or a backup set.

Group VMs from a specific subclient:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Servers list, expand the entities and select the server, the instance, or the backup set.

Clients Meet SLA

Servers that have met SLA based on a specific number of days.

Group servers that have met SLA for 14 days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select 14 days.

Client with attached storages

Servers that do or do not have MediaAgents installed and have any storage library (tape, disk and cloud) configured.

Group servers that have a MediaAgent installed and a storage library configured:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Clients with Backup Schedule

Servers that do or do not have a backup schedule.

Group servers that have a backup schedule configured:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Clients with Encryption

Servers that do or do not have encryption configured.

Group servers that have encryption configured:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client with improperly deconfigured subclients

Servers that do or do not have improperly deconfigured subclients.

The subclients might bedeconfigured due to a system error, but the CommServe database still shows the servers as configured.

Group servers that have improperly deconfigured subclients:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client with long Running Jobs

Servers that have jobs running for a specific number of days or more.

Group servers that have jobs running for 5 or more days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select greater than or equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 5.

Client with no Archive Data

Servers that do or do not meet the following criteria:

  • The server is deconfigured.
  • The backup data is deleted.
  • The software is uninstalled.

    Additional criteria for discovered VMs:

  • The VM is deleted in the management interface for the hypervisor, such as VMware vCenter.
  • The number of days defined in the Number of days to keep deleted VMs option is exceeded.

    This rule helps administrators group servers that might need to be deleted. After viewing the group of servers, the administrator can delete any or all of them.

Group servers that meet the criteria:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

OnePass enabled

Servers that OnePass is or is not enabled for.

Group servers where OnePass is enabled:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client with Subclients having associated storage policy

Servers that are or are not associated with a storage policy.

Group servers that are associated with a storage policy:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Client With Synthetic Full Backup N Days

Servers based on the number of days since the last synthetic full backup operation on the server.

Group servers that ran a synthetic full backup in the last 3 days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 3.

CommCell Pseudo Client

Servers that are or are notpseudoclients.

Group pseudoclients:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Company Client Provider Associations

Servers that are associated with a company.

Group servers that are associated with Company 1:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Company 1.

Company Installed Client Associations

Servers that are installed by any user who is associated with a company.

Group servers that are installed by a user associated with Company 1:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Company 1.

Content Analyzer Cloud

Servers that are or are not Content Analyzer clouds.

Group servers that are Content Analyzer clouds:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Days since client created

Servers based on the number of days since they were created.

Group servers that were created in the last 5 days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select less than or equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 5.

Days since last backup

Servers based on the number of days since the last backup operation.

Group servers that were backed up in the last 5 days:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select less than or equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 5.

External group as Client owner

Servers that have a specific external group as a server owner.

Group servers that are owned by an external group that has a name that contains "ext":

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter ext.

HAC Cluster

Servers that are or are not in a high availability cluster (HAC).

Group servers that are in an HAC cluster:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Hostname

Servers by their hostname.

Group servers that contain "mydomain.mycompany.com" in the hostname:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter mydomain.mycompany.com.

Inactive AD user as server owner

Servers that do or do not have an inactive Active Directory (AD) user as a server owner.

Group servers that have an inactive AD user as a server owner:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Index Servers

Servers that are or are not index servers.

Group servers that are index servers:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Local user group as Client owner

Servers that have specific local user groups in the User Groups box on the Security tab of the Server Computer Properties dialog box.

Group servers that have the "master" user group as the server owner:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter master.

MediaAgent has Lucene Index Role List

Servers that have specific index server roles.

Group servers that have the Web Analytics and the Entity Extraction index server roles:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select the following:
    • Web Analytics
    • Entity Extraction

MediaAgent has Lucene Index Roles

Servers that have a specific index server role.

Group servers with the Edge Drive index server role:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

MediaAgents for Client in group

Servers that have a valid MediaAgent installed and are associated with a server computer group.

A MediaAgent is not valid if both of the following are true:

  • IntelliSnap is enabled for the MediaAgent.
  • No storage library is configured for the MediaAgent.

Group servers that have a MediaAgent installed and are associated with the "Backup" server computer group, select the following:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter Backup.

Name

Servers by their names.

Group servers that start with "Sales_":

  1. From the Which matches with list, select starts with.
  2. In the Value box, enter Sales_.

OS Type

Servers that have a specific operating system type, such as Windows or UNIX.

Group Windows servers:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select Windows.

OS Version

Servers that have a specific operating system version, such as Windows 2012 R2.

Group Windows 2012 R2 servers:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter Window 2012 R2.

Package Installed

Servers that have a specific package installed.

Group servers that have the Oracle agent installed:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select Oracle.

Product Version

Servers that have a specific Commvault package installed.

Group servers that have Commvault Version x Service Pack y installed:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter Version x Service Pack y.

Restores enabled for client

Servers that do or do not have restore activity enabled.

Group servers that have restore activity enabled:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

SnapBackup Client

Servers that do or do not have IntelliSnap enabled.

Group servers that have intellisnap enabled:

  • From the Which matches with list, select is true.

Strikes Count

Servers based on the number of consecutive backup failures.

Strike count refers to the number of backup failures on the server. When the backup job succeeds after multiple backup failures, the strike count is reset to 0.

Group servers that have 3 or more strike counts:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select greater than or equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter 3.

Subclient Name

Servers that have a specific subclient name.

Group servers that have "default" subclients:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. In the Value box, enter default.

Timezone

Servers by the time zone they are in.

Group servers in the US Eastern time zone:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select equal to.
  2. From the Value list, select (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

Timezone List

Servers by multiple time zones.

Group servers in the US Eastern time zone or the US Central time zone:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select the following:
    • (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
    • (UTC-6:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Timezone Region List

Servers with time zones in specific regions, such as Africa or South America.

Group servers with time zones in Australia or the Pacific Ocean:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select any in.
  2. From the Value list, select the following:
    • Australia
    • Pacific Ocean

User as Client owner

Servers that are owned by specific users.

Group servers that have "admin" as the server owner:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter admin.

User Client Provider Associations

Servers that have a specific user association.

Group servers that are associated with users that contain "user1" in the name:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter user1.

User description contains

Servers based on the description property of the server owner.

Group servers that have server owners with "administrator" in the user description:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter administrator.

User Group Client Provider Associations

Servers that have a specific user group association.

Group servers that are associated with a user group that contains "testgroup" in its name:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter testgroup.

User Group description contains

Servers whose server owners are a member of a user group that has a certain description.

Group servers that have server owners that are a member of a user group with "administrator" in the user group description:

  1. From the Which matches with list, select contains.
  2. In the Value box, enter administrator.

Last modified: 9/11/2020 4:54:23 PM