Understanding the Ops Manager Interface
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This topic describes key features of the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Operations Manager interface.
A— Displays a list of products you have imported that are ready for installation.
- Click the Import a Product link to add a new product to Ops Manager.
- If an upgrade is available, an active Upgrade button appears when you hover over the name of the product. If you are using the Pivotal Network API, the latest version of an existing product appears automatically.
- Click Delete All Unused Products to delete any unused products.
B—Installation Dashboard: Displays a product tile for each installed product.
C—User account menu: Use this menu to navigate to your Settings page, view My Account to change your email and password, or log out of the Installation Dashboard.
D—Settings: This menu option opens a page with several configuration panes. See the Settings Page section of this topic for details.
E—Pending Changes view: Displays queued products and updates that will install during the next deploy. Click on a product to expand its list of errands and change the errand run rules for the next deploy. For more information, see Managing Errands in Ops Manager.
F—Apply Changes button: Click the button to apply pending changes, as listed, to your deployment. Click Change Log to view the logs of past installation updates.
G—Orange bar: Indicates that additional configuration for the product tile is required before deployment. Click on the product tile to complete its configuration. In addition, the Apply Changes button is low lit to indicate that changes cannot be applied without additional product configuration.
H—Stemcell Library: Click the link to open the Stemcell Library. In the Stemcell Library you can import stemcells, stage stemcells, and review your stemcell version numbers. For more information, see Importing and Managing Stemcells.
Note: When an update depends on prerequisites, the prerequisites automatically install first.
Navigate to the Settings page by clicking your user name located at the upper right corner of the screen and selecting Settings.
The Settings configuration screen displays the following:
The following sections describe each configuration pane:
Note: Modifying these settings does not require you to return to the Installation Dashboard and click Apply Changes. These settings apply to the Ops Manager VM. The BOSH Director does not apply them to your PCF deployment.
Reset your decryption passphrase by entering your current one and a new one.
You can switch Identity Providers by entering your Current Decryption Passphrase, SAML IDP Metadata, SAML Admin Group, Groups Attribute, and optionally, your BOSH IDP Metadata. For more information about setting up your SAML Identity Provider, view the following instructions for your configuration:
External API Access
Enter your Pivotal Network API token to connect your Installation Dashboard to the Pivotal Network.
If you are using a proxy to connect to Ops Manager, update your proxy settings by providing a Http proxy, Https proxy, or No proxy.
Create a custom text banner to convey your identity or important messages to operators. For UI Banner, enter the text you want to be shown on each page of the Ops Manager UI. For SSH Banner, enter the text that appears when an operator shells into Ops Manager.
Export Installation Settings
Exports the current installation with all of its assets. When you export an installation, the exported file contains references to the base VM images, necessary packages, and configuration settings.
The Advanced settings pane has the following buttons:
Download Activity Data - Downloads a directory containing the config file for the installation, the deployment history, and version information.
Download Root CA Cert - Downloads the root CA certificate of your deployment as an alternative to curling the Ops Manager API.
View diagnostic report - Displays information about your deployment configuration.
Delete this Installation
To change your email and password, navigate to the My Account page by clicking your user name located at the upper right corner of the screen and selecting My Account.