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The Preferences Page

The Preferences page enables you to configure everRun system settings. To open this page, click Preferences in the left-hand navigation panel.

The following table lists and describes the preferences.

Preference Description


Owner Information

Allows you to specify and then view the name and contact information for an everRun system administrator. This information is also provided in response to Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests. See Specifying Owner Information.

Product License

Allows you to view and manage the everRun product license. See Managing the everRun Product License.

IP Configuration

Allows you to view and specify the Internet Protocol (IP) address and network settings for the everRun system. See Configuring IP Settings.
Quorum Servers

Allows you to view existing and new Quorum servers. Quorum servers provide data integrity assurances and automatic restart capabilities for specific failures in the everRun environment. See Quorum Servers and Configuring Quorum Servers.

Date & Time

Allows you to view the system time, specify values for Network Time Protocol (NTP) (recommended), or to manually set the time and date on the everRun system. See Configuring Date and Time.

System Resources

Allows you to specify the number of virtual CPUs (VCPUs) and the amount of memory reserved for the everRun software. See Configuring System Resources.

Active Directory

Allows you to enable (and disable) Active Directory. When enabled, Active Directory allows you to authorize existing users or groups from the Active Directory domain to log on to the everRun Availability Console and manage the everRun system. See Configuring Active Directory.

Import/Export Settings

Allows you to enable compression and encryption for import/export procedures in the everRun Availability Console. See Configuring the Virtual Machine Import Option.



Allows you to generate a diagnostic file for your authorized Stratus service representative. See Managing Diagnostic Files.



Allows you to enable email alerts (e-Alerts) for system administrators. See Configuring e-Alerts.

SNMP Configuration

Allows you to enable Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests and traps for remote system monitoring. See Configuring SNMP Settings.

Remote Support

Support Configuration

Allows you to configure remote access and notifications. Remote access enables your authorized Stratus service representative to log on to the system remotely for troubleshooting. When enabled, the everRun system can send notifications to your authorized Stratus service representative about problems with the system. See Configuring Remote Support Settings.

Proxy Configuration

Allows you to configure proxy settings for the everRun system if your organization requires a proxy server to access the Internet and you have a service agreement with Stratus or another authorized everRun service representative. everRun software uses proxy server information for support notification messaging and remote support access features. See Configuring Internet Proxy Settings.

One View Allows you to enter the IP address or host name of the One View server. See Configuring One View Settings.

Related Topics

The everRun Availability Console

Using the everRun Availability Console