Using Lenovo XClarity Administrator

The initial setup of Lenovo XClarity Administrator includes the following:
  • Preparing the network

  • Installing and configuring the Lenovo XClarity Administrator virtual appliance

  • Managing systems

  • Setting up automatic problem notification optionally

To manage systems based on the network topology that is implemented in your environment, there are a number of different ways to connect manageable systems to the network and to set up the Lenovo XClarity Administrator. If you plan to use Lenovo XClarity Administrator to manage the server, you must check for the latest applicable Lenovo XClarity Administrator updates. For installing the Lenovo XClarity Administrator in VMware ESXi-based and Hyper-V environments and downloading Lenovo XClarity Administrator updates, go to:the Lenovo XClarity Administrator information page

Lenovo XClarity Administrator offers a free, 90-day trial license that enables you to use all available features (including operating-system deployment, firmware maintenance, and configuration management) for a limited time. To continue using Lenovo XClarity Administrator after the 90-day trial period, you are required to purchase a full-function-enablement license for each Lenovo XClarity Administrator instance. You can purchase and download the license from: The Lenovo XClarity Administrator support page