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The Using Your Local Manager section describes the configuration, management, and advanced features of the Uplogix Local Manager. The information presented applies to all models of the Local Manager except where otherwise noted.
This guide is for trained, qualified network support technicians responsible for installing the Local Manager.
The following conventions are used in this guide.
Sample text from the Uplogix command line interface is presented as preformatted text. For example:
[admin@UplogixLM]# show who admin ssh Mar 22 13:38 (203.0.113.6)
Keyboard characters are enclosed in square brackets. For example, press [Enter].
Navigation paths to command equivalents on a Control Center are shown in italics. For example:Administration > Server Settings
Following all cautions and warnings will ensure your own safety and protect the Local Manager from potential damage or loss of data.Read all installation instructions before connecting the Local Manager to a power source.
Read and understand the following instructions before using the Local Manager:
Local Managers send bulk data, such as: session logs, change logs, and all other non-urgent statistical data to the Control Center every 60 minutes (default) using an encrypted HTTPS proprietary data communication protocol on port 8443.
Local Managers communicate with the Control Center every 30 seconds (default) using a secure HTTPS proprietary communication protocol on TCP port 8443. Device state, alarms, events and configuration parameters are sent during a heartbeat.
A Local Management device that is directly connected to managed network devices and servers.
Used by the Local Manager to determine network connectivity by sending data to an echo server on TCP port 7 (echo) every 30 seconds. Up to three may be defined to determine failure.
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Uplogix 500 Local Manager appliance is a compact, fixed 6-port model that an be used to manage 5 devices and one switched power controller.
Uplogix 5000 Local Manager appliance is a modular chassis model with higher port density that can scale to manage 21 directly connected devices and one switched power controller.
Centralized element manager for all Local Managers and their managed devices deployed throughout the network. The web-based graphical user interface (GUI) enables IT administrators to easily view, manage, configure and control all network devices and servers connected to Local Managers and supplies access to real time data from these devices. The Control Center is also the integration point for all remotely collected data and diagnostics for upstream delivery to NMS tools such as Solarwinds, HP OpenView, CA Spectrum and Tivoli Netcool.
The Uplogix Documentation Library is constantly updated at uplogix.com/docs. For customers running previous versions of sofware, legacy documentation is available at uplogix.com/docs/pdf.