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Manage administrative groups

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This topic describes the following sections:

Overview of administrative groups

An administrative group is a logical categorization of the servers that share something in common. For example, servers located in one region can belong to one administrative group. Similarly, servers having the same operating system can belong to another administrative group.

An administrative group allows you to organize your servers for better management. To manage the servers under a group, you assign a group admin. It is mandatory that you create an administrative group and attach servers to it.

View administrative groups

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console. 
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrative Groups.
    The Manage Administrative Groups page displays a list of available administrative groups.
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    You can click the MS-SQL server administrative group for which you want to view details.

View administrative group details

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console. 
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrative Groups
    The Manage Administrative Groups page displays a list of available administrative groups.
  4. Click the administrative group name for which you want to view details.
    The administrative group details page displays the following fields on the Summary tab:
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    Field Description
    Description The description for the administrative group.
    # Resources The number of MS-SQL servers associated with the administrative group.
    Backup & Restore

    The Backup & Restore section displays backup and restore jobs for the last seven days with the following three statuses: 

    • Successful
    • Successful with Errors (Backup only)
    • Failed 

     For the detailed explanation of each parameter, see Dashboards.

    Backup Data

    The Backup Data section illustrates the following data for the last 90 days:

    Source + Changes: The amount of backup data generated at the source. This includes the initial full backup and incremental data from all subsequent backups.

    Current Source: The size of the data on the source server(s) at the time of the last backup.

    The Resources tab of the administrative group details page displays the following fields:
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    Field Description

    Name

    The name of the MS-SQL server.

    Resource Type

    The type of the resource, such as Physical Server or SQL Availability Group.

Add an administrative group

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console. 
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrative Groups
  4. Click Create New Administrative Group
    The Create New Administrative Group page opens.
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  5. On the Create New Administrative Group page, enter appropriate values in the following fields:
    Field Description

    Name

    A name for this administrative group. 

    Description

    A description for the administrative group.

  6. Click Save.
    The administrative group created now appears on the Manage Administrative Groups page.

Update administrative group details 

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console. 
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrative Groups
    The Manage Administrative Groups page displays a list of available administrative groups.
  4. Click the administrative group name that you want to update.
  5. On the Administrative group details page, click Edit.
    The Edit Administrative Group page opens.
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  6. On the Edit Administrative Group page, change the values in the following fields:
    Field Description

    Name

    The name for this administrative group. 

    Description

    The description for the administrative group.

  7. Click Save.  

Change administrative group from server listing

You can change the administrative group associated with the server.

Procedure

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console, select the organization from the menu bar, and click Protect > MS-SQL Servers.
  2. Under the Instances/AGs tab of the MS-SQL Servers page, select the instances or AGs for which you want to change the administrative group.
  3. Click Change Administrative Group.
    The Change Administrative Group page opens. The Change Administrative Group to drop-down list displays names of all the administrative groups. However, if only one administrative group exists, you cannot change the administrative group associated with your MS-SQL server.
  4. From the Change Administrative Group to drop-down list, select the administrative group, and click Save.
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    The MS-SQL instance or the AG is now attached to the new administrative group.

Note: For single-server configuration, the Change Administrative Group to drop-down list does not display the administrator group that is associated with the MS-SQL server.

Delete an administrative group

You can delete an administrative group at any time. 

  1. Log on to Phoenix Management Console. 
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrative Groups
    The Manage Administrative Groups page displays a list of available administrative groups.
  4. Click the administrative group name that you want to delete.
  5. On the administrative group details page, click Delete.