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Administrator Guide

OceanStor V3 Series V300R006

This document is applicable to OceanStor 2200 V3, 2600 V3, 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, 6800 V3, 18500 V3, and 18800 V3. 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 is intended for 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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Inspecting a Storage Device

Inspecting a Storage Device

You can use SmartKit or DeviceManager to inspect a storage device.

Inspection Using SmartKit

You can use the SmartKit inspection tool to inspect the storage system based on the inspection policy you have set. Device inspection enables you to know the real-time status of the device.


The SmartKit inspection tool has been installed on the maintenance terminal.


After starting SmartKit, you can obtain tool use instructions by clicking in the upper right corner of the interface.

  1. Start SmartKit.

    The SmartKit page is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-1.

    Figure 4-1 SmartKit homepage

  2. Add a device.

    1. Click Devices and then Add.

      The Add device step 2-1: Basic Information dialog box is displayed.

    2. Enter basic information, including the IP address and proxy. In the Add Policy and Select Proxy areas, select Specify IP Address (add a device by the IP address) and No Proxy, respectively.
    3. Enter configurations, including the user name, password, and port of the device. Click Next. In the Login Information area, enter Username, Password, and Port of the device to be added. The default value of Port is 22.
    4. Click Finish.

      The newly added device is displayed in the device list.

  3. Inspect a device.

    1. On the main page, choose Routine Maintenance > Health Check.

      The Health Check page is displayed.

    2. Click in the upper left part, and perform related operations by following instructions.

Inspection Using DeviceManager

The detailed descriptions and troubleshooting suggestions of each alarm help you identify and rectify the fault quickly.


Exported alarms and events are saved in *.tgz (Save All) or *.xls (Save Selected) file. Do not change the content of the file.

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Monitor > Alarms and Events > Current Alarms.

  3. (Optional) Set Occurred At to All or Custom based on site requirements.
  4. (Optional) Set search criteria and click Search to search for desired alarms.
  5. Select an alarm and handle it by taking actions described in Suggestion.
  6. (Optional) Clear alarms.

    1. In the alarm list, select the alarms that you want to clear and click Clear.
    2. In the security alert dialog box that is displayed, click OK.
    3. In the Execution Result dialog box that is displayed, click Close.

  7. (Optional) Export alarms.

    Click Save As > Save All or select the alarms that you want to export and click Save As > Save Selected. In the dialog box that is displayed, perform operations as prompted.

  8. (Optional) Click Send Simulated Alarm to simulate the reporting of a fault alarm.

    Send this simulated alarm to test the alarm function of the device. If this simulated alarm already exists, this alarm will be considered invalid after being resent. Before the test, confirm that this simulated alarm has been manually cleared. After the test, manually clear the alarm.

Updated: 2019-07-12

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