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

Client Name

Displays the name of the client computer in the CommCell Browser.

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.

ProxyHost MediaAgent

Specifies the MediaAgent to utilize for this client.

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

Click to specify a different Client Name, Host Name and/or CS HostName.

This button appears dimmed if the Client or MediaAgent is also the CommServe. (See Name Management in Books Online for information on how to change the CommServe name.)

Client Information

OS

Displays the operating system that runs the computer.

Platform

Displays the processor platform that runs the computer.

Time Information

Time Zone

Displays the local time zone of the client computer.

Clock skew with CommServe

Displays the approximate difference in time between the client and the CommServe computer.  This calculation automatically adjusts for differences in time zones.

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.

Description

Description

Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

Save As Script

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.