This topic introduces the Services System view > Host Task List dialog.
In the RSA NetWitness Suite Services System view, you can use the Host Tasks option to manage tasks that relate to a host and its communications with the network. Several service and host configuration options are available for Core services.
To access the Host Tasks dialog:
- In NetWitness Suite , select ADMIN >Services.
- Select a service and select > View> System.
The System View for the service is displayed.
- In the Services System view toolbar, click Host Tasks.
The Host Task List dialog is displayed. The Task list offers a list of supported messages for the associated host.
The table below describes the dialog features.
|Task||An entry field in which you type or select a message for a Core host. When you click in this field a drop-down list of available host tasks is displayed.|
|Arguments||An entry field in which you enter the arguments, if any, for the message.|
|Run||Executes the task and arguments in the entry fields.|
|Info||Information about the message purpose and syntax.|
|Output||The output or result of an executed task.|
|Cancel||Closes the Host Task list dialog.|
Host Task Selection List
These tasks are displayed as a drop-down list in the Task field. The available options are regulated by the security role required to execute the option.
|Add Filesystem Monitor||Starts monitoring the storage services attached to the specified filesystem (see Add and Delete a Filesystem Monitor.|
|Delete Filesystem Monitor||Stops monitoring the storage services attached to the specified filesystem.|
|Reboot Host||Shuts down and restarts the host (see Reboot a Host).|
|Set Host Built-in Clock||Sets the host local clock (see Set Host Built-In Clock).|
|Set Host Hostname||This method of changing the hostname is deprecated in NetWitness Suite 10.6; replaced by the procedure described in Change the Name and Hostname of a Host|
|Set Network Configuration||Sets network address parameters (see Set Network Configuration).|
|Set Network Time Source||Sets the clock source for this host (see Set Network Time Source).|
|Set Syslog Forwarding||Enables or disables syslog forwarding from a remote server to the selected service (see Set Syslog Forwarding).|
|Show Network Port Status||Shows the network interface information for a host (see Show Network Port Status).|
|Show Serial Number||Gets the host serial number (see Show Serial Number).|
|Shut Down Host||Shuts down the physical host and the host remains off (see Shut Down Host).|
|Start Service||Starts a service on this host (see Start, Stop or Restart a Service).|
|Stop Service||Stops a service on this host.|
|setSNMP||Enables or disables the SNMP service on a host (see Set SNMP).|