Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Creating a New Group

  1. Click Manage > Devices.
  2. Right-click All Devices and select New Group.
  3. Enter the name and description for the group and click Next.
  4. In Device Selection, select any of the following:
    • Select a query to create a dynamic group. Click New to create a new query or select an existing query from the drop-down list.
      • NOTE: To create a query for VxFlex Ready nodes:
        1. Include ScaleIO as the device model.
        2. In the next line select the check box. then select OR, and then include VxFlex as the device model.
    • Select the device(s) /group(s) from the tree below to create a static group.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Review the summary and click Finish.
You can right-click devices in the Details tab and add them either to a new group or an existing group. You can also create a new group from either the Home or Reports portal. Click Filter by and click Add New Group to launch the New Group wizard. To know whether a group is static or dynamic, place the cursor on the group. For example, if you place the cursor on Servers, the group type is displayed as Servers (Dynamic | System).

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