View the peak temperature of racks in a data center

Prerequisites
  • Privileges: Infrastructure administrator or Server administrator.

  • You have created a data center and positioned your racks in it.

  • The placement of racks in your data center accurately depicts their physical locations.

  • You have specified a thermal limit for your rack using the Racks screen, if your policy dictates a limit (optional).

Procedure
  1. From the main menu, select Data Centers.
  2. In the master pane, select the data center you want to view and scroll to the Layout pane.
  3. To view the peak temperature of a rack in the last 24 hours, hover your pointer over the rack.

    A tooltip menu opens, displaying the peak temperature for the last 24 hours and when it occurred.

  4. Click a rack or click the view details link on the rack tooltip menu to view color-coded visualizations of the devices in the rack.

More information

About cooling and power data display

About data center layout

About monitoring data center temperature

Changing data center properties