18.5. Viewing Group Availability

To view group availability:
  1. Click the Inventory tab in the top menu.
  2. Select the compatible or mixed groups item in the Groups menu on the left.
  3. Click the name of the group.
  4. Click the Inventory tab for the group.
Group availability is a composite of the states of its member resources. If all resources are in one state or another, the group as a whole is in that state. If the resources are in different states, then the group state is determined based on the mix of resource states.
Group Availability

Figure 18.8. Group Availability

Note

Availability states are evaluated "top down." If a resource is down, disabled, or unknown, then all of its children are immediately assumed to be in that state, as well.

Table 18.2. Group Availability States

If the Resource States Are .... ... the Group State Is ...
Empty Group (Unknown) Empty
All Red (Down) Red (Down)
Some Down or Unknown Yellow (Mixed)
Some Orange (Disabled) Orange (Disabled)
All Green (Up) Green (Up)