Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Using Map View

  • NOTE: The map displayed in Map View should be considered as is from the map service provider. OpenManage Essentials does not have any control over the accuracy of the map or address information.
  • NOTE: An Internet connection is required to perform some of the map functions such as zoom, address search, and so on. If you are not connected to the Internet, the following message is displayed on the map: Warning — Unable to connect to the Internet! .
  • NOTE: A valid map provider (MapQuest or Bing) key is required for the Map View functionality. To enter the map provider key, see Configuring Map Settings.

The Map View feature allows the display and management of PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s devices with an Enterprise license on an interactive geographic map. PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s devices with an Enterprise license are represented as pins on the map. The health and connectivity status can be viewed for all PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s devices with an Enterprise license at a glance.

You can access Map View from the Home Portal or Manage > Devices portal page.

The Overlays menu at the top-right of the map allows you to overlay the health and connectivity status of the device on the pin. The Actions menu at the top-right of the map allows you to perform various functions on the map. The following is the list of available actions:

Table 1. Using Map View. The following table describes the various functions that you can perform using the Map View.
ActionDescription
Show All Map LocationsDisplays all map locations.
Go to Home ViewDisplays the home view, if saved earlier.
Save Current View as Home ViewSaves the current view as the home view.
Add Licensed DeviceAllows adding PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s devices with an Enterprise license.
Import Licensed DevicesAllows importing PowerEdge VRTX and PowerEdge FX2/FX2s devices with an Enterprise license.
Remove All Map LocationsAllows removing all map locations.
ExportAllows exporting all map locations to a .csv file.
SettingsOpens the Map Settings dialog box.
Edit Location DetailsOpens the Edit Location Details dialog box, that displays the device name, address, and contact information.
Remove LocationAllows removal of the selected device from the map.
Zoom to Street Level
  • NOTE: This option is displayed only when a device is selected on the map.
Allows zooming to the street level on the currently selected device location.
  • NOTE: The Edit Location Details, Remove Location, and Zoom to Street Level options in the Actions menu are device-specific. These options must be used after selecting a device on the map.

The Search for address box at the top-left of the map allows you to search for addresses.

The navigation toolbar displayed at the bottom of the map enables you to:
  • Zoom in and out of the map
  • Move the map up, down, right, or left
  • Select the map provider type
Figure 1. Navigation ToolbarNavigation Toolbar
The zoom level of the map can be identified by the scale that is displayed at the bottom-right of the map.

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