Chapter 9. Managing physical switches

After the Lenovo physical-infrastructure provider is added, the physical switches that are managed by XClarity Administrator are registered in CloudForms. You can then view and manage the switches.

9.1. Viewing physical switches

To view a list of all physical switches that are managed by all physical-infrastructure providers, navigate to Compute > Physical Infrastructure > Switches. The Physical Switches page is displayed (see the following figure).

Tip: You can sort the table columns to make it easier to find a specific switch.

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9.2. Restarting physical switches

You can restart a physical switch that is managed by the physical-infrastructure provider.

  1. Navigate to Compute > Physical Infrastructure > Switches.
  2. Select a physical switch. The Physical Switches Summary page is displayed.
  3. Click on Power in the top menu, and then click on Restart.

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