Services System View - Host Task List Dialog

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.

Workflow

This is an example of a workflow for the Services view.

What do you want to do?

User Role I want to... Documentation
Administrator set up a host.

Setting Up a Host

Administrator maintain a host. Maintaining Hosts

Administrator

maintain a service.

Maintaining Services

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.

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Quick Look

This is the Host Task List dialog

The table below describes the Host Task List dialog features.

Field Description
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.

Task Description
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.