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LightSand SANMan Interface for FC Fabric Visualization and Monitoring

SANMan Interface

SANman is LightSand's advanced Graphic User Interface. In addition to the monitoring and configuration of LightSand SAN connectivity devices, SANman provides management features of the entire SAN fabric, including main fiber channel vendor devices.

Based on intuitive Drag-and-Drop functionalities, advanced visual displays and unique analysis tools, SANman is a powerful management utility which helps reduce the time and complexity of interconnecting, monitoring and managing remote SANs. SANman is an integrate part of all LightSand SAN interconnectivity solutions.


Main Features and Capabilities:

  • Easy access to LightSand devices for configuration and monitoring.
  • Configuration and monitoring features of the main FC vendor switches (BrocadeŠ, McDATAŠ, CISCOŠ).
  • Visual display and monitoring of the whole FC fabric topology and its components.
  • Performance monitoring window.
  • Name and Login servers viewer.
  • Easy and intuitive Drag-And-Drop Zoning configuration facility.
  • Automatic switch detection in the network according to user defined ranges.
  • AR/DAT configuration facility.
  • Simple frame analyzer.
  • Long-run performance and event viewer application.
  • Microsoft Windows based GUI application.

SANman Is Included With All LightSand SAN
Interconnectivity Solutions


Topology View: a graphic topological display of the selected fabric and the relationship between its elements (Switches and Devices).

The topology is built automatically and changes in the Fabric are automatically detected by SANman. The display area is updated accordingly. The user may customize the display area by repositioning the elements or by assigning them various identification labels, as well as display Traffic and Zoning information.

SANMan Interface

Switch View: Provides a user-friendly graphic interface.

The switch View allows to fully configure, analyze and monitor LightSand gateways, as well as the configuration and monitoring of major fiber channel vendors devices.

List of all views available: TOPOLOGY, SWITCH, STATISTICS, ZONING, LOGIN SERVER, NAME SERVER, ACTIVE DEVICES, AUTODISCOVERY, TRAPS, FRAMES, STATISTICS.