Monitoring and Managing the IBM Elastic Storage Server Using the GUI

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 12 November 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738458198
ISBN-13: 9780738458199
IBM Form #: REDP-5471-01
(100 pages)

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Authors: Markus Rohwedder, Alexander Wolf-Reber, Stefan Roth, Liju Jose, Przemyslaw Podfigurny


The IBM® Elastic Storage Server GUI provides an easy way to configure and monitor various features that are available with the IBM ESS system. It is a web application that runs on common web browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. The ESS GUI uses Java Script and Ajax technologies to enable smooth and desktop-like interfacing.

This IBM Redpaper publication provides a broad understanding of the architecture and features of the ESS GUI. It includes information about how to install and configure the GUI and in-depth information about the use of the GUI options. The primary audience for this paper includes experienced and new users of the ESS system.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview
Chapter 2. Installing and configuring the ESS GUI
Chapter 3. Understanding the GUI options
Chapter 4. Monitoring options available in the GUI
Chapter 5. Configuring and managing ESS by using the GUI
Chapter 6. Troubleshooting options in GUI
Appendix A. GUI limitations

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