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Description of XClarity Controller functions on web interface

The following is a table that describes the XClarity Controller functions in the left navigation panel.

When navigating the web interface, you can also click the question mark icon for online help.
Table 1. XClarity Controller functions.

Three column table containing descriptions of the actions that you can perform from the XClarity Controller web interface.



Health Summary/Active System Events

Shows the current status of the major hardware components in the system.

System Information and Settings

Provides a summary of common system information.

Quick Actions

Provides a quick link to control the server power and location LED, and a button to download the service data.

Power Utilization/System Utilization/Temperature

Provides a quick overview of the current power utilization, system utilization and overall server temperature.

Remote Console Preview

Control the server at the operating system level. You can view and operate the server console from your computer. The remote console section in the XClarity Controller home page displays a screen image with a Launch button. The right tool bar includes the following quick actions:
  • Capture Screen
  • Settings
  • Recorded Videos
  • Latest Failure Screen


Event Log

Provides a historical list of all hardware and management events.

Audit Log

Provides a historical record of user actions, such as logging in to the Lenovo XClarity Controller, creating a new user, and changing a user password. You can use the audit log to track and document authentication and controls in IT systems.

Maintenance History

Displays all the firmware update, configuration and hardware replacement history.

Alert Recipients

Manage who will be notified of system events. It allows you to configure each recipient, and manage settings that apply to all event recipients. You can also generate a test event to verify the notification configuration settings.


Displays all the components in the system, along with their status and key information. You can click on a device to display additional information.
Refer to SMM2 web interface for more details of solution power status.



Displays ambient/component temperature, power utilization, voltage levels, system subsystem utilization and fan speed information of the server and its components in either graphic or tabular formats.



Displays the storage devices' physical structure and storage configuration.

RAID Setup

View or modify current RAID configuration, including the information of virtual disks and physical storage devices.

Remote Console


Provides access to remote console functionality. You can use the virtual media feature to mount ISO or IMG files that are located on your system or on a network location that can be accessed by the BMC using CIFS, NFS, HTTPS, or SFTP. The mounted disk appears as a USB disk drive that is attached to the server.

Firmware Update

  • Displays firmware levels.
  • Update the XClarity Controller firmware and server firmware.

Server Configuration


Displays information of the network adapters installed and the settings that can be configured via the XClarity Controller.

Boot Options

  • Select the boot device for one-time boot during next server restart.
  • Change boot mode and boot order settings.

Power Policy

  • Configure the power redundancy during the event of a power supply failure.
  • Configure power capping policy.
  • Configure power restore policy.
Refer to SMM2 web interface for more details of solution power status.

Server Properties

  • Monitor various properties, status conditions, and settings for your server.
  • Manage server start timeouts to detect and recover from server hang.
  • Create Trespass Message. A Trespass Message is a message that you can create for users to see when they log in to the XClarity Controller.

BMC Configuration

Backup and Restore

Reset the configuration of the XClarity Controller to factory defaults, backup current configuration or restore configuration from a file.


Manage activation keys for optional XClarity Controller features.


Configure networking properties, status, and settings for the XClarity Controller.


Configure security properties, status, and settings for the XClarity Controller.


  • Configure the XClarity Controller login profiles and global login settings.
  • View user accounts that are currently logged in to the XClarity Controller.
  • The LDAP tab configures user authentication for use with one or more LDAP servers. It also allows you to enable or disable LDAP security and manage its certificates.