Eyeglass Jobs

Eyeglass Jobs Tech Note

This Tech Note covers the following topics:

  • Viewing Eyeglass Jobs

  • Managing Eyeglass Jobs


Jobs Feature is used to keep track of Eyeglass tasks.  There are standard Eyeglass tasks such as inventory retrieval as well as an Isilon specific configuration replication task.  

Two Job views are provided :

  • Job Definitions

Use the Job Definition view to see details for and manage Eyeglass configuration replications Jobs

  • Running Jobs

Use the Running Jobs view to see the statue of active tasks.

Required Licenses

No license is required to access the Jobs window.

System settings

No system configuration required for Eyeglass Jobs.

Job Definitions

Job Definitions tab allows users to create manual Job from the window itself.

“Add New Job” at the bottom of window allows users to create Jobs manually and define Job Name, Source and destination. Once created, It also allows to edit configurations for the created job and select smb shares from Source to be replicated.

Job Definitions window has 3 columns :

  1. Job Name :

displays name as was defined during job creation.

This column displays a + symbol along with it which when expanded provides more details about the job such as :

Enabled/Disabled : The Job can be enabled or disabled from the Jobs window itself. When its disabled , this field displays “USERDISABLED” State , If its enabled, it displays “ENABLED” . For Auto Type Jobs, If the Policy is disabled from OneFS, it displays “POLICY DISABLED”.

Job Type : It display two Job types : “AUTO” and “MANUAL”.

  • Auto is for Jobs automatically detected by Eyeglass when a policy is created in OneFS and Job is scheduled from there.

  • Manual is for Jobs that were manually created from Jobs window.

Source : It displays Isilon cluster name configured as Source for replication Job.

Destination : It displays Isilon cluster name configured as Destination for replication Job.

Last success : This field displays date when the job was last successfully run. If the Job was never run successfully, this field is empty.

  1. last Run Date :

displays the date when the job was last run regardless of its last state was failed or success.

  1. State :

displays the current state of Job.

  • “OK” if the Last Run date and Last success date matches.

  • “ERROR” if the Last Run date and Last success date doesn’t match.

Running Jobs :

This category displays the currently running jobs and its details such as :

Job Name : displays the name of Job

State : displays the state of Job : Finished or Running

Started : displays time when it was started

Finished : displays time when it was finished.

Some Features

  1. Edit Configurations :

Able to edit configurations for all type of Jobs from the window itself. The configurations can be selected from the cluster displayed in Inventory window. we can sync or stop syncing the configuration replication by selecting or deselecting shares from inventory.

  1. Delete :

Able to delete manually created jobs and the jobs that are not currently running.

  1. Enable/Disable :

Able to enable/disable all type of jobs.