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File Access and Protocols Feature Guide 13

OceanStor 18500 V3 and 18800 V3 Mission Critical Storage System V300R003

This document describes the implementation principles and application scenarios of the NAS feature. Also, it explains how to configure and manage NAS.
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Modifying the Parameters of an HTTP Share

Modifying the Parameters of an HTTP Share

This operation enables you to modify the parameters of an HTTP share, including the setting the maximum number of connections and enabling or disabling DAV.


  • An administrator account that obtains the operation permission has been used to log in to OceanStor DeviceManager. The following administrators have the permission:
    • Super administrator
    • Administrator
  • An HTTP share directory has been created.

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HTTP Service

Global control over the enable and disable status of the HTTP sharing service. If this parameter is set to disable, all the other parameter configurations become invalid.
  • By default, the storage system provides the HTTPS service certificate. You are advised to replace the certificate with the private certificate before accessing HTTPS shares. After the certificate is replaced, the CA certificate of the storage system must be imported for the browser to eliminate security alarms. As the service IP address is used to access the HTTPS service, alarm This website's address does not match the address in the security certificate cannot be cleared.
  • When the HTTP service is disabled, the system automatically deletes information about shared file systems and directories. When the HTTP service is enabled again, configure the HTTP shared file systems and directories.



Max. Number of Connections

Maximum number of HTTP share connections allowed by the system.

The maximum number of connections varies depending on the device model.

[Value range]

1 to 256

HTTP Default Port

Only the HTTPS port is enabled for the storage system when the HTTP service is enabled, To enable the HTTP port, select Enable.
Exercise caution when enabling the HTTP port.



Share Path

Share Path that you want to share over HTTP. This parameter contains File System and Folder.
  • File System, File system that owns the directory that you want to share over HTTP.
  • Optional: Folder, Folder that you want to share over HTTP.


File System



DAV, also known as WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning), is a communication protocol based on HTTP. Once WebDAV enabled, the system allows the DAV client to read/write the shared directory, and supports file locking, file unlocking, and file version control.




  1. Log in to OceanStor DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Storage Settings > File Storage Service > HTTP Service.
  3. Modify HTTP service parameters based on the planned data.
  4. Click Save.
Updated: 2019-08-14

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