Tools > Dynamic Application Environment

The Dynamic Application Environment page displays the current status of your virtual machine environments. To access the Dynamic Application Environment page, on the Tools menu, click Dynamic Application Environment. The Tools > Dynamic Application Environment page appears.

Note: The Dynamic Application Environment option is only available on Xcellis systems, and is a licensed StorNext feature.

Note: If your virtual machine environment is not displayed on the Dynamic Application Environment page, you may have to complete the configuration. See Dynamic Application Environment Overview in the Xcellis Workflow Director Documentation Center.

The table below provides the information displayed on the Tools > Dynamic Application Environment page:

Parameter Description

Virtual Machine Name

Displays the name of the virtual machine.

VNC Port

Displays the Virtual Network Computing (VNC) port number.


Displays the current status of the virtual machine. The possible states are:

  • Powered On
  • Powered Off
  • Suspended

Change DAE Password...

Click to change a Dynamic Application Environment password.

Power On

Click to power on a selected virtual machine.


Click to shut down a selected virtual machine.

Power Off

Click to power off a selected virtual machine.


Click to suspend a selected virtual machine.


Click to refresh the data on this page.

Note: You may only have a set number of virtual machines (dictated by the system maximum number) powered on or suspended at a time. If you attempt to power on or suspend more than the system maximum number of virtual machines, then you will receive an error message prompting you to shut down another virtual machine that is powered on or suspended.