Lenovo XClarity Administrator

Use this documentation to learn how to use Lenovo XClarity Administrator Version 4.0.0.

Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a centralized, resource-management solution that simplifies infrastructure management, speeds responses, and enhances the availability of Lenovo® server systems and solutions. It runs as a virtual appliance that automates discovery, inventory, tracking, monitoring, and provisioning for server, network, and storage hardware in a secure environment.

Note: The online documentation is updated regularly. Refer to the English documentation for the most current information and procedures.
Getting started Monitoring status Provisioning devices Troubleshooting Related resources

Hardware and software prerequisites

Supported devices and firmware

Installing and setting up XClarity Administrator for the first time

Performance whitepaper

Managing authentication and authorization

Implementing a secure environment

Resource groups




Storage devices


Managing devices

Configuring servers using configuration patterns

Installing operating systems on bare-metal servers

Updating firmware on managed devices

Getting help and technical assistance

Getting bulletins from Lenovo


Monitoring system resources

Managing disk space

Collecting and downloading service data for a device

Collecting and downloading Lenovo XClarity Administrator service files

Submitting a service request for hardware issues to the Lenovo Support Center

Support website

Community forum website

PDF files

Using the online help

Browse topics in the Contents tab () on the left. Click the topic that you want to display. Use the Back and Forward icons to navigate within the history of viewed topics.

To quickly locate topics on a particular subject in the documentation, enter a query in the Search field. Use the Search tab () to display the Search view. You can narrow the scope of your search by selecting only the sections you are interested in.

Click the Show in Table of Contents icon () to highlight the displayed topic in the navigation tree. The Link with Contents icon () keeps the navigation tree synchronized to the current topic.

To show documentation about capabilities that are disabled in the application, select the Show All Topics icon () . This affects the table of contents and search results.

Language support

The online documentation is available in the following languages:
  • German (de)

  • English (en)

  • Spanish (es)

  • French (fr)

  • Italian (it)

  • Japanese (ja)

  • Korean (ko)

  • Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)

  • Russian (ru)

  • Thai (th)

  • Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)

  • Traditional Chinese (zh_TW)

You can change the language of the online documentation in the following ways:
  • Change the language setting in your web browser

  • Append ?lang=<language_code> to the end of URL, for example, to display the online documentation in Simplified Chinese: