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OceanStor 9000 V5 7.0.0 SystemReporter User Guide

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This section presents SystemReporter's positioning, logical structure of deployment, and interface layout.


Huawei launches SystemReporter, performance monitoring software for storage system, to help you better monitor performance of OceanStor 9000.

SystemReporter is used to monitor performance data of OceanStor 9000 applied in broadcast, media and entertainment (M&E), high-performance computing (HPC), and other fields. SystemReporter provides functions of hotspot statistics, real-time monitoring, trend analysis, wizard-style diagnosis, capacity forecast, and performance alarms by collecting, archiving, analyzing, and forecasting data. You can directly and fully monitor system performance when services are running. You can also quickly locate performance problems and take proactive measures in a system performance decrease.

Logical Structure of SystemReporter Deployment

Figure 1-1 shows the logical structure of SystemReporter deployment.

Figure 1-1  Logical structure of SystemReporter deployment

Table 1-1 describes components in the logcial structure of SystemReporter deployment.

Table 1-1  Components in the logcial structure of SystemReporter deployment

Component Name


Storage system

As a new-generation distributed NAS storage product launched by Huawei, OceanStor 9000 delivers industry-leading storage capacity and performance, and features flexible and seamless scalability ranging from 3 to 288 nodes.


Switches are used to connect storage devices to independent servers.


A server is used to deploy SystemReporter and GaussDB. An independent server is recommended for better management.

  • SystemReporter monitors and analyzes performance indicators of objects in the storage system.
    • Objects are: cluster, node, network port, disk, client, and directory.
    • For details about performance indicators that can be monitored, see Performance Statistical Items.
  • GaussDB is used to store SystemReporter's data.


You can use the browser to enter the SystemReporter interface, and view performance monitoring status.

Interface Layout

Figure 1-2 shows the main interface of SystemReporter.

Figure 1-2  The main interface view of SystemReporter

Table 1-2 describes the interface layout.

Table 1-2  Interface layout
No. Layout Name Description


Logout and help area

Displays the current user name as well as the entries for logging out, changing passwords, and viewing help information.


Main menu bar

Displays entries for SystemReporter functions.

  • Home: for viewing storage system performance, hotspot statistics, and favorites of performance.
  • Monitoring: for monitoring real-time and historical performance data to provide wizard-style diagnosis.
  • Trend: for analyzing capacity and forecasting capacity trends.
  • Alarms: for displaying the alarm information of storage systems.
  • System: for configuring and managing system parameters of SystemReporter.


Navigation area

Displays functions corresponding to each menu module of SystemReporter.


Time area

Displays the current time of SystemReporter server.


Function pane

Displays interfaces relevant to current operations for users to perform operations.


Alarm statistics area

Displays the number of system alarms at each severity and helps you better understand the running status of the system.

Alarm severities include Critical, Major, Warning, and Info. Pay attention to alarms above Warning.

Updated: 2019-02-26

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