Creating a static resource group

You can create a resource group that contains a customized set of managed devices.

Procedure

To create and populate a static resource group, complete the following steps.

  1. From the Lenovo XClarity Administrator menu bar, click Hardware > Resource Groups. The Resource Groups page is displayed.
  2. Click the Create icon (Create icon) to create an empty group. The Create Empty Group dialog is displayed.
  3. Specify the group name and optional description.
  4. Select Static Group to create a group of explicitly defined devices.
  5. Click Create. The Edit Static Group page is displayed.
    Illustrates an graphical view of an empty rack in the Rack View page.
  6. Select the devices that you want to add to the group from the All available devices not in group list, and click the Add icon (Add icon) to move the selected devices to the Contents of group list.
    Note:
    • You can sort the lists to make it easier to find specific devices by clicking on the column headers. In addition, you can select a device type from the Filter By drop-down list, select a chassis from the drop-down list, or enter text (such as a name or IP address) in the Filter field to list only those devices that meet the selected criteria

    • If you choose to move a chassis to the group, the devices in the chassis are not automatically added to the group. To add all chassis components to the group, select Chassis > <chassis_name> in the Show drop-down menu to list all components in the specified chassis, select the checkbox next to the Device Name column heading to select all devices, and then click the Add icon (Add icon) to move the selected devices to the Contents of group list.

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