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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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Modifying a User

Modifying a User

If a user has no permission on certain operations or the password is forgotten, a super administrator can adjust the user level or initialize the password for the user.


  • When the permissions of an administrator or read-only user do not meet actual requirements, for example, a user cannot perform some operations on a storage device or does not need the current permissions, the super administrator can adjust the level of the current user. This operation is applicable to the super administrator only.
  • When an administrator or read-only user forgets the password, the super administrator can initialize the password. This operation is applicable to the super administrator only.
  • User levels of the users whose Status is Offline can be changed and their passwords can be initialized.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Permission Settings > User Management.
  3. In the middle function pane, select a user that you want to modify and click Modify.

    The Modify User dialog box is displayed.

  4. Set user information.

    Table 3-15 describes related parameters.
    Table 3-15  User parameters





    Description of a user.




    Level of a user. Possible values are as follows:

    • Administrator: has permission to control the storage device and modify password of administrator, but cannot manage users, upgrade the storage device, modify system time, activate license files, Restart Device, Power Off Device. Local user administrator cannot import license files, and LDAP user administrator cannot perform any import or export operation.
    • Read-only user: has permission to access the storage device and change its password. After logging in to the storage device, the read-only user can only query device information but cannot perform other operations.


    Read-only user

    Initialize password

    Initializing a password or not. To initialize a password, select Initialize password and enter Password of Current Login User, New Password, and Confirm Password.


    If you are modifying the information about a LDAP user or LDAP user group, this operation is unavailable.


    Select Initialize password.

    • To ensure account security, change your password upon your first login.
    • To ensure account security, change your password regularly.

  5. Confirm the user modification.
    1. Click OK.

      The security alert dialog box is displayed, Confirm the information in the dialog box and select I have read and understand the consequences associated with performing this operation.

    2. Click OK.

      The Execution Result dialog box is displayed, indicating that the operation succeeded.

    3. Click Close.
Updated: 2019-04-17

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