With the release of OneView 3.0 comes also the initial release of OneView Global Dashboard. This will enable Federation of multiple OneView instances running as a VM appliance or in the new Synergy environments.

More information on Global Dashboard can be found here: www.hpe.com/products/ovglobaldashboard

Let’s get started with Global Dashboard. First we download the bits from the HPE Software Depot.

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I am not going to describe here the deployment of an OVA file inside VMware, should be quite obvious (or Google it).

After the deployment we start the virtual machine:

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After having read the License Agreement, select Agree.

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Use the default credentials administrator – admin to log in for the first time.

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Change the default password in a self-chosen complex password.

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Enter all appropriate parameters for host name and network settings, and click OK

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Once the network settings are finished you are redirected to the Global Dashboard instantly.

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Since I own a OneView 3.0 setup managing my ‘home lab’ I will add this instance to my Global Dashboard.

To do this go to Settings – Appliances

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Enter the appropriate parameters of your OneView instance and click Add

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Trust the certificate when you get following message

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If the connection was successful, you will get following message

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Now my dashboard is already a bit more colorful.

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This ends the deployment and initial configuration of OneView Global Dashboard 1.0.

 

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