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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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Creating a Local User

Creating a Local User

To protect device stability and service data security, create different levels of users based on your requirements as a super administrator. This operation enables you to add local users.


The storage device defines the following levels of users:
  • Super administrator: The super administrator has full administrative permissions on the storage device, and is able to create the users at all user levels.
  • Administrator: An administrator user has partial administrative permissions on the storage device but cannot manage users, upgrade the storage device, modify system time, activate license files, Restart Device, Power Off Device.
  • Read-only user: A read-only user has only the access permission on the storage device. After logging in to the storage device, read-only users can only query information about the storage device.

For optimal reliability and security, create different user levels to control their operations on the system.

At most only 2 super administrator users are allowed to be created in the system.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settins > Permission Settings > User Management.
  3. In the right function pane, click Add.

    The Add User dialog box is displayed.

  4. Set user information.

    Select Local user from the Type list and configure the information about local users.

    Table 3-9 describes related parameters.
    Table 3-9  Local user parameters





    Name of a newly created user.

    [Value range]

    • The default name contains 6 to 32 characters.
    • The name can only contain letters, digits, and underscores (_) and must start with a letter.
    • The username must be unique among all users.

    You can modify the username policy in Configuring Security Policy.




    Password of a newly created user.

    [Value range]

    • The password contains 8 to 16 characters.
    • The password must contain special characters. Special characters include !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^`{_|}~ and spaces.
    • The password must contain any two types of uppercase letters, lowercase letters and digits.
    • The maximum number of consecutive same characters cannot exceed 3.
    • The password cannot be the same as the username or mirror writing of the username.
    • You can modify the password policy in Configuring Security Policy.
    • Keep your password safe and do not leak it.



    Confirm password

    Password for confirmation.

    [Value range]

    The value must be the same as that of Password.




    Description of a newly created user.




    Level of a user. Possible values are as follows:

    • Super administrator: has full administrative permissions on the storage device, and is able to create the users at all user levels.
    • Administrator: has partial system administration permissions. Specifically, they cannot manage users, upgrade storage devices, modify system time, import, Restart Device, Power Off Device and activate license files.
    • Read-only user: has only the access permission for the storage system and can perform queries only.



  5. Confirm the user account creation.
    1. Click OK.

      The Success message box is displayed, indicating that the operation succeeded.

    2. Click OK.
Updated: 2019-08-14

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