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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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Logging In to DeviceManager (Through PC)

Logging In to DeviceManager (Through PC)

To log in to DeviceManager, open a web browser on a maintenance terminal connected to the SVP, and type the IP address of the management network port on the SVP in the address box.

Prerequisites

  • The communication between the maintenance terminal and the SVP is normal.
  • You have recorded the management IP address of the SVP.
  • Before logging in to DeviceManager as a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) domain user, first configure the LDAP domain server, and then configure LDAP server parameters on the storage device accordingly, at last create an LDAP user.
  • Operating system and browser versions of the maintenance terminal

    DeviceManager supports multiple operating systems and browsers. You can query the compatibility using the OceanStor Interoperability Navigator.

Context

  • DeviceManager only supports TSL protocols (including TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2).
NOTE:

The super administrator can run change devicemanager tls min_version=? to change the earliest version of TLS supported by DeviceManager. Then, the super administrator must run reboot storage service service_name=devicemanager to restart DeviceManager for the change to take effect.

  • This document exemplifies how to log in to DeviceManager in Windows. For other operating systems, revise the login procedure accordingly.
  • By default, DeviceManager allows 32 users to log in concurrently.

Procedure

  1. Open the web browser on the maintenance terminal.
  2. In the address box, type https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:8088 and press Enter.

    The DeviceManager login page is displayed.

    NOTE:
    • XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX represents the IP address of the SVP management network port.
    • Your web browser may show that the website has a privacy error. If the IP address is correct, you can neglect the prompt and continue to access the storage system. If you want to fix this error, you can have the certificate request file signed by a third-party CA center or by your own CA certificates. For details about the method using your own CA certificates, see How Can I Use Self-Signed Certificates to Fix the Privacy Error Displayed When I Attempt to Log In to DeviceManager?
    • If you have a usable security certificate, you are advised to use corresponding commands to import the certificate to improve system security. For details about the corresponding commands, see Command Reference.

  3. (Optional) Choose an authentication mode and language.

    1. Click Advanced.
    2. Select an authentication mode from the Authentication mode list.
      • Local user: Logs in to the storage system using local authentication.
      NOTE:

      The admin user can log in to the storage system only in Local user authentication mode.

      • LDAP user: Logs in to the storage system using LDAP domain authentication.
    3. Choose a language from the Language list.

  4. Type your user name and password in Username and Password respectively.

    NOTE:
    • If you enter wrong passwords for consecutive two times, you need to enter the verification code. In Verification Code, enter the verification code.
    • If LDAP user is selected, the user name and password must be a domain user name and password. For V300R006C50 and later, Domain Name is also required.
      • For a domain user of domain authentication server 0, the user can log in to DeviceManager of a storage system typing domain or the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN in Domain Name.
      • For a domain user of domain authentication server 1, 2, or 3, the user can log in to DeviceManager of a storage system typing the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN in Domain Name.

        If the base DN of the domain authentication server contains only one dc field, the dc field is used as the combination of the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN.

        For example, if the base DN of the domain authentication server is ou=applications,dc=bigcorp, bigcorp is the combination of the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN.

        If the base DN of the domain authentication server contains multiple dc fields, they are combined and then separated by a period (.) to serve as the combination of the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN.

        For example, if the base DN of the domain authentication server is ou=applications,dc=bigcorp,dc=com, bigcorp.com is the combination of the dc field in the domain authentication server's base DN.

    • If you want to log in as the super administrator, the default user name and password are admin and Admin@storage respectively.
    • If you forget the password of an administrator or a read-only user, contact the super administrator to reset the password. If you forget the password of the super administrator (admin by default), contact root administrator _super_admin to log in to the CLI through a serial port and run initpasswd to reset the password. For details, see Resetting the Password of an Administrator or a Read-Only User and Resetting the Password of a Super Administrator.
    • If you enter incorrect passwords for a specified number of times (3 times by default and equal to the value specified in Number of Incorrect Passwords on the Login Policy page), the account is automatically locked for the period of lock time.
      • For V300R006C30 and earlier versions, the lock period is 15 minutes by default.
      • For V300R006C50 and later, the lock period is 5 minutes by default
    • You must change the default login password immediately when you are logging in to the storage system for the first time and periodically change your login password in the future. This reduces the password leakage risks. For details about how to change the password, see Changing Password.

  5. Click Log In.

    NOTE:
    • To log out of DeviceManager, click in the upper right corner.
    • To view online help, click in the upper right corner. The online help provides details about each step and operation.

    The DeviceManager main window is displayed.

    Figure 2-11 shows the DeviceManager main window.

    Figure 2-11 DeviceManager main window

    Table 2-5 describes components of the DeviceManager main window.

    Table 2-5 Components of the DeviceManager main window

    No.

    Name

    Function

    1

    Function pane

    Displays the graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for completing a specific activity on DeviceManager.

    2

    Status bar

    Shows the name and login time of the currently logged-in user.

    3

    Navigation bar

    Lists available logical functional modules of the storage device.

    4

    Log out, help, and language area

    The log out, help, and language area shows the log out, help, and language buttons.

    5

    Fault statistics pane

    Displays different severities of device alarms, which can be checked by users to learn about the running status of the storage device.

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Updated: 2019-07-12

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