You can use performance and utilization data collected by other instances of PlateSpin Recon, such as in a setup where multiple PlateSpin Recon instances handle monitoring and data collection, with one acting as a central PlateSpin Recon instance for generating reports and developing consolidation plans.
NOTE:Machines imported from a remote PlateSpin Recon site can be viewed in reports and charts once the data has been synchronized, as described below. Further inventorying or monitoring cannot take place, though. To do this, perform the actions at the original remote PlateSpin Recon site and then import the machines again. You will also need to synchronize the data again.
To work with data collected by another instance of PlateSpin Recon:
Create a new Remote PlateSpin Recon site to connect to the remote PlateSpin Recon instance:
Right-click in the Data Center Explorer and select.
The Add Site dialog box is displayed.
Select Remote PlateSpin Recon as the new site and specify the required basic parameters for the new site, including a and an optional :
Figure 3-17 Add Site: Remote PlateSpin Recon Dialog Box
Type thein the format:
From the <New Credential> and add new credentials.drop-down list, select the appropriate credentials or select
If you want the data stream encrypted, ensure that thecheck box is selected.
(Optional) Clickto verify connectivity with the remote server.
Note the new site underin the Data Center Explorer.
Right-click the Remote PlateSpin Recon site you just created, then selectfrom the menu.
Right-click the Remote PlateSpin Recon site again, then selectfrom the menu.