To enable Grid visualization:
- From the Grid tab, select the Grid Manager tab -> Members tab, and then click Grid Properties -> Edit from the Toolbar.
- In the GridProperties editor, click the Advanced tab.
- Select the Show Grid Visualization check box.
- Click Save to save the changes. The Visualization tab appears and displays a graphical representation of the Grid. This may take a long time depending on the number of members you have in the Grid. When you deselect this check box, you disable Grid visualization for all users.
You can monitor the overall status of the Grid using the Grid Status widget on the Dashboard.
You can also view the Grid status from the Grid Manager tab. To view Grid status, from the Grid tab, select the Grid Manager tab. Grid Manger displays the overall Grid status and status of all Grid services. The Grid status represents the status of the most critical members or services in the Grid. When all Grid members are running properly, the overall Grid status is green. When one of the members has operational problems, the overall Grid status is red. Grid Manager lists all Grid members in the Members tab so you can identify which member has issues. For information, see Member Status.
In addition, the service bar below the Grid status lists the status of all licensed services on your Grid. This can include DHCP, DNS, Cloud-API, TFTP, HTTP (File Distribution), FTP, NTP, bloxTools, Captive Portal, DNS Accelerator, Reporting, Discovery and others, depending on the active licenses you have installed. When you click a service link, Grid Manager displays detailed information about the selected service running on all members. For information, see Monitoring Services.
Grid Manager also provides icons you can use to edit Grid properties and bookmark the page.