In the RSA NetWitness Platform 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.
What do you want to do?
|User Role||I want to...||Documentation|
|Administrator||set up a host.|
|Administrator||maintain a host.||Maintaining Hosts|
|maintain a service.|
|Administrator||manage host-related tasks and host communications with the network.*||Hosts and Services Maintenance Procedures|
* You can perform these tasks in the current view.
The table below describes the Host Task List 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. See Add and Delete a Filesystem Monitor.|
|Reboot Host||Shuts down and restarts the host. See Reboot a Host.|
|Set Host Built-in Clock||Sets the local host clock. See Set Host Built-In Clock.|
|Set Host Hostname||This method of changing the hostname is deprecated in NetWitness Platform 10.6. To edit a hostname, see Edit or Delete a Service.|
|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 Stop and Start a Service on a Host.|
|Stop Service||Stops a service on this host. See Stop and Start a Service on a Host.|
|setSNMP||Enables or disables the SNMP service on a host. See Set SNMP.|