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Client Computer Properties (General)

Use this dialog box to view or change the system configuration of the client computer. Not all options are available for all clients.

Client Name

Name

The client name of the computer used by the software to uniquely identify the client in the CommCell environment.

Display Name

The name of the client as it is displayed to the user in the software interfaces, such as the CommCell Console and Command Center.

Host Name

Displays the full interface name of the client computer.

CommServe HostName

Displays the full interface name of the CommServe computer. This name is used by the Client to communicate with the CommServe.

Storage Virtual Machine Name

Displays the full name of the Vfiler or Vserver for the given host name.

Physical/Virtual

Displays whether the client is a Physical or Virtual client. (Applies to clients in a clustered environment.)

Active Physical Node

Displays the Client Name of the active node. (Applies to clients in a clustered environment.)

Edit display name

This button is available when the client is not the CommServe client. Click to change the display name for the client.

Edit

Click to update the client name, the host name, and the CommServe host name for the client. This button appears dimmed if the MediaAgent is the CommServe. If the client is also the CommServe, the Name Change button replaces the Edit button.

Name Change

This button is available for the CommServe client to change the client name. Click to open the Name Change Wizard. For information on the available name change operations, see Name Management Overview.

Client Information

OS

Displays the operating system that runs the computer.

Platform

Displays the processor platform that runs the computer.

Client Type

When selected, this option allows you to specify a NetApp client as a cluster file server, a physical file server, or a storage virtual machine

Cluster File Server

This option is available only for NetApp Cluster-Mode clients. When selected, designates the client as a cluster interface.

Physical File Server

This option is available only for NetApp 7-Mode clients. When selected, designates the client as a physical file server.

Physical File Server/Cluster File Server

This option is available for unassigned clients. When selected, this option enables the client as the controller of a cluster interface.

Storage Virtual Machine

When selected, this option enables the client as a storage virtual machine that is part of a cluster interface.

Select Physical File Server

This option is available for Vfilers. Allows you to associate a Vfiler to a NetApp 7-Mode client.

Select Cluster Client

This option is available only for NetApp Cluster-Mode Vservers. Allows you to assign the Vserver to a Cluster-Mode cluster.

Select Physical File Server/Cluster File Server

This option is available for unassigned client types. Allows you to associate the Vfiler or Vserver to its physical file server or cluster.

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Last modified: 9/24/2019 6:43:00 PM