Datacenter view

Free

Easily manage & visualize your racks, enclosures and datacenter devices.

Description

Easily manage & visualize your racks, enclosures and datacenter devices.

  • See at a glace where your devices are.
  • Check which attached devices have no position set.
  • Toggle obsolete devices easily.
  • Full support for english, french & dutch languages.

Overview

 

Access device’s main information on hover (customizable)Overview - Device information

 

Identify specific devices type by hovering the legendOverview - Legend filtering

Advanced features in the paid version

  • Drag & Drop
  • Complex enclosures
  • Rear panel support
  • Occupancy rates
  • Power capacity
  • Weight capacity
  • Consistency checks
  • Audit rules
  • Reserved slots
  • Custom classes
  • Zero-U devices
  • Misc. options

ūüĎč Paid version available here!

Drag & Drop

Drag & drop elements in the graphical view to easily set their position instead of manually editing each elements!

Pro features - Drag & drop

 

Complex enclosures

  • Support for complex enclosures like HPE BladeSystem c7000¬†or any form factor via a¬†grid system¬†!
  • From vertical server-blades to devices with heterogeneous widths / heights
  • Integrated layout wizard

Enclosure layout design

Pro features - Enclosure layout wizard

Devices positioning on enclosure

Pro features - Complex enclosures

 

Rear panel support

  • Available for both racks and enclosures
  • Automatically shows occupancy on the opposite panel

Pro features - Rear panel support

 

Occupancy rates

  • Keep an eye on your racks and enclosures occupancy rate in real time
  • Distinct indicators for front and rear panels

Occupancy rates

 

Power capacity

Keep an eye on your racks power consumption by tracking estimated power, contracted power and actual power reading.

Pro features - Rack power consumption

 

Weight capacity

Keep an eye on your racks & enclosures weight capacity by tracking their cumulated weight versus the maximum allowed by the element itself or the server room specs.

Pro features - Weight capacity

 

Consistency checks

Optional consistency checks are made on elements during creation / update:

  • Overlapping elements
  • Malpositioned elements (outside rack’s / enclosure’s grid)
  • Total elements’ height exceeds rack’s / enclosure’s capacity

Pro features - Consistency checks

 

Audit rules

Comes with a bunch of audit rules to keep your datacenter vision clear:

  • Production elements should have position set when attached to a rack or enclosure
  • Positioned elements should be attached to a rack or enclosure
  • Positioned elements should have¬†Rack units¬†attribute set
  • Positioned elements should not overlap another one
  • Positioned elements should not be outside its rack’s or enclosure’s (exceed height or malpositioned)

Pro feature: Audit rules to keep your datacenter vision clear

 

Reserved slots

Two new object classes to better describe your racks and enclosures:

  • ReservedSlot: Reserve space in a rack / enclosure for any future usage or element.
  • MiscEquipmentSlot: Mark space as used for patch panel or cable management for example.

Pro features: Two new object classes to better describe your racks and enclosures

 

Custom classes

You have some custom classes¬†(not derivating from DatacenterDevice) that you would like to use in racks and enclsoures? No problem! Just register them in the¬†custom_device_classes config. parameter, make sure they have the required attributes¬†(see documentation) and they will automatically appear. ūüĎĆ

 

Zero-U devices

Manage devices with non standard size / positioning such as USB drives, vertical PDUs, non rackable devices, … Just mark them as such to make them appaer in the bottom-right panel of their host, easy as pie!

Pro features - Zero-U devices

 

Misc. options

  • Us order: Reverse Us order per rack / enclosure to fit your set-up
  • Enclosure layout: Either display enclosure’s elements or just the number of elements in it

Online demo

You can try this extension on the online demo. There are already some racks, enclosures and devices mounted as an example. Just click on the links below to access it:

 

Installation

  • Unzip the extension
  • Copy the¬†molkobain-datacenter-view¬†folder under¬†/extensions¬†folder of your iTop
  • Run iTop setup & select extension¬†Datacenter view

Your folders should look like this

Installation

Documentation

Full documentation available here.

Additional information

Compatibility

iTop 2.4+

License(details)

AGPLv3

Repository

https://github.com/Molkobain/itop-datacenter-view

Documentation

https://github.com/Molkobain/itop-extensions-documentation/tree/master/molkobain-datacenter-view

Change log

https://github.com/Molkobain/itop-extensions-documentation/blob/master/molkobain-datacenter-view/CHANGELOG.md

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