Introducing NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3
How it works
Quick starts, evaluations and pilots
Working with NightWatchman Enterprise
NightWatchman Management Center provides a number of reports on power consumption across your network. To view the reports, navigate to the NightWatchman Management Center Report Console at:
<ReportWebsite> is the name of the server where the it is installed.
If the website is installed locally, use local host instead its server name.
Nightwatchman reports are categorised as follows:
|Savings||As compared to a baseline||Weekly – a before and after comparison of your savings in a weekly format|
|Yearly – a before and after comparison of your savings in an annual format.|
Utility rebate data – a before and after comparison of your savings to submit to your utility provider to claim rebates
Cost savings – an estimate of your cost savings without a baseline comparison.
Potential power and cost savings, daily – a what-if analysis displaying your potential savings on a daily basis if you used a power management policy.
Potential power and cost savings, monthly – a what-if analysis displaying your potential savings on a monthly basis if you used a power management policy.
Power savings – your estimated power savings.
Savings by overriding sleepless processes.
|Consumption||By computer, grouped by organizational groups||Daily – daily power consumption for devices within an organization group.|
Monthly – monthly power consumption for devices within an organisation group.
Daily – group power consumption in a daily format.
Monthly – group power consumption in a monthly format.
For locations, weekly – weekly power consumption in terms of kWh, costs and environmental impact by location.
For organizational groups, weekly – weekly power consumption in terms of kWh, costs and environmental impact by organization groups.
For locations, yearly (Report title: Power consumption for a year by location) – your annual power consumption in terms of kWh, costs and environmental impact by location.
For organisational groups, yearly – your annual power consumption in terms of kWh, costs and environmental impact by organization groups.
|Power scheme compliance|
Power scheme compliance by department – computers with power schemes by organization groups.
For an individual client, daily – power states for a particular device over a given period of time.
For an individual client, weekly – power states for a particular device over a particular week.
For selected computers, weekly – the proportion of power states (on, off, standby, etc) on a daily basis over the duration of a week.
For selected computers, yearly – the proportion of power states (on, off, standby, etc) on a weekly basis over the duration of a year.
Problematic input devices – devices that are not able to enter sleep mode due to keyboard or mouse issues.
Busy and sleepless processes – devices that are not able to enter sleep mode due to process issues.
Successful – devices that were successfully shutdown.
Uncompleted – devices that were unsuccessfully shutdown.
Availability successes – wake-up activity successfully executed out for maintenance windows.
Diagnostics – wake-up activity that failed to execute for maintenance windows.
For clients – wake-up activites for individual computers aimed at Configuration Manager administrators.
For collections – wake-up activities for Configuration Manager collections aimed at Configuration Manager administrators.
Top 20 failing clients – the 20 WakeUp clients that are most commonly failing to wake.
By servers – wake-up issues by WakeUp servers
By subnet – wake-up issues by subnets.
For a subnet range – wake-up activities for a subnet range.
Weekly overview – wake-up activity for a week.
For Nomad deployments – wake-up activity for Nomad, a content distribution system.
For ConfigMgr deployments – wake-up activity for ConfigMgr deployments.
For a server (Report title: Wakeups for a server) – activities on the WakeUp server.
Rarely used computers by location
Unused and rarely used computer counts by location, weekly – number of unused computers by location and week that could be reclaimed for other uses
Unused computer counts by location, yearly – number of unused computers by location and month for a year
Unused computers by location – specific unused computers
Summary – battery usage, modern devices that should be capable of smartphone-like behavior, and an overview of issues
Batteries – details about computers that have batteries that are not performing well
Connected standby – details about computers that cannot receive instant messages, Skype calls, etc. while sleeping though they should be able to
Lowest power state – details about computers that do not go into a very low standby and thus have maximum battery life though they should
Summary – summary for pending reboots that are preventing security patches from being effective, slow reboots, and unexpected reboots
Batch processing performance – list of NightWatchman batch processing details so that you can ensure there are no batch problems
Client versions – list of NightWatchman client versions so that you can ensure all clients are at the correct version