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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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Managing Certificates

Managing Certificates

When the storage system is communicating with an external device, you are advised to use the certificate verification mode to improve service security. This chapter describes how to generate and export a certificate signing request, and import and activate the signed certificate.

Procedure

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Storage Settings > Value-added Service Settings > Credential Management.
  3. Select the type of a certificate signing request that you want to export and click Generate and Export.

    The Save As dialog box is displayed, select a path to save the certificate, and click Save.

  4. Import and activate the signed certificate.
    1. Send the certificate request file to the certificate authority for signing or use the enterprise's root certificate for signing. Then click Import and Activate.

      The Import Certificate dialog box is displayed.

    2. Configure certificate parameters. Table 3-28 describes the related parameters.

      Table 3-28  Add certificate parameters

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Certificate Type

      Certificate types.

      [Example]

      Certificate of KMC

      Certificate File

      Certificate file that has been exported and signed.

      [Example]

      None

      CA Certificate File

      Certificate file of a server.

      [Example]

      None

      Private Key File

      Private key file of a device.

      [Example]

      None

  5. View the certificate information, Table 3-29 describes the related parameters.

    Table 3-29  Certificate parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Certificate Type

    Certificate types.

    Status

    The status of Certificate, including Valid, Not Exist and Invalid.

    Expire Time

    The expire time of certificate.

    Expiration Warning Days

    Days before certificate expiration. When the period starts, the system sends warning to users about the expiration.

  6. Modify a certificate file.
    1. Select a certificate file that you want to modify and click Modify.

      The Modify Certificate dialog box is displayed.

    2. Modify the expiration warning days of a certificate and the encrypted password of a private key file. Table 3-30 describes the related parameters.

      Table 3-30  Parameters for modifying a certificate

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Expiration Warning Days

      Days before certificate expiration. When the period starts, the system sends warning to users about the expiration.

      NOTE:
      The value ranges from 7 to 180.

      [Example]

      31

      New Private Key Encryption Password

      Encrypted password of a new private key file.

      [Example]

      !QAZ2wsx

      Confirm Password

      Confirms the newly typed encrypted password of a new private key file.

      [Example]

      !QAZ2wsx

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Updated: 2019-04-17

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