This topic describes how to use CloudOps to monitor the status of hardware components in the Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR) console. CloudOps is a free feature that is provided by Alibaba Cloud. It monitors the status of hardware components and sends alert notifications when errors occur. This prevents business interruptions that are caused by hardware failure.

Prerequisites

  • The backup appliance is installed and activated.

    The CloudOps feature is applicable to disaster recovery storage systems A, C, and S. The CloudOps feature supports appliance types of DR208 and DR408.

  • HBR is activated.
  • The AliyunHBRFullAccess permission policy is attached to the RAM identity that is used to log on to the HBR console.

Panel

To view the status of the front panel and back panel, perform the following steps:

  1. Log on to the HBR console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, chooseBackup Appliance > CloudOps .
  3. In the Panel section of the Overview page, you can view the real-time status of the front panel and back panel.
    Panel Icon Description
    Front panel image5 The hard drive is installed and is in the normal state.
    image6 The hard drive is not installed.

    We recommend that you reinstall the hard drive.

    image7 The hard drive cannot be detected.

    We recommend that you replace the hard drive.

    Back panel image6 The hard drive is not installed.

    We recommend that you reinstall the hard drive.

    image1 The network cable is connected.
    image2 The network cable is not connected.

    We recommend that you reconnect the network cable.

    image3 Power supply is normal.

Storage, CPU, memory, and network

You can view the statistics of the storage, CPU, memory, and network over the last 1 hour, 6 hours, 12 hours, 1 day, 1 week, or 1 month. In this example, the statistics over the last 1 hour is displayed.

  • Storage
    The following figure shows the storage usage (bytes) of the logical volumes over the last 1 hour.storage
  • CPU and memory
    The following figure shows the CPU usage (%), memory usage (%), and CPU temperature (°C) over the last 1 hour.system
  • Network

    The following figure shows the network bandwidth (bit/s) and packet loss rate (%) over the last 1 hour.

    network

Alerting

The alerting feature allows developers and operators to develop a monitoring and alerting system on Alibaba Cloud. After you set alert rules for key metrics, you can receive alert notifications when errors occur and fix the errors at the earliest opportunity. For more information about the alerting feature, see Use one-click alert.

After you enable the alerting feature, the preconfigured alert rules are applied to all backup appliances in your Alibaba Cloud account. To enable the alarm service, perform the following steps:

  1. Turn on the Alarm Service switch in the upper-right corner of the page.
  2. Click Edit next to Alarm Contact.
    You are redirected to the Cloud Monitor console to create a notification contact. For more information about how to create a notification contact or group, see Create an alert contact or alert group.