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Installation Guide

OceanStor 5000, 5000F, 6000, and 6000F V5 Series V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 5110 V5, 5110F V5, 5300 V5, 5300F V5, 5500 V5, 5500F V5, 5600 V5, 5600F V5, 5800 V5, 5800F V5, 6800 V5, and 6800F V5 storage systems. It describes hardware installation of those storage systems for helping you easily and quickly finish the installation.
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Initially Configuring a Storage Device

Initially Configuring a Storage Device

This operation enables you to initialize a storage device using the initial configuration wizard. The initialization includes configuring the basic information, device time, disk domain, alarm notification and managing license files for a storage device.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Initial Configuration.
  3. On the Basic Information page, configure basic information for the storage device.

    1. In Device Name, type a name for the storage device.
      • The name contains 1 to 127 characters.
      • The name can contain only letters, digits, periods (.), underscores (_), and hyphens (-).
    2. In Device Location, type a geographical location for the device.

      The location contains 1 to 511 characters.

    3. (Optional) Change the password of the logged-in user.
      1. Click Modify.
      2. In Old Password, type the current password for logging in to the device.
      3. Type a new password in New Password and type it again to Confirm Password.

    The password must meet the following complexity requirements:

    • Contains 8 to 16 characters.
    • Must contain special characters. Special characters include !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^`{_|}~ and spaces.
    • Must contain any two types of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and digits.
    • The maximum number of consecutive same characters cannot exceed 3.
    • Cannot be the same as the user name or reversed user name.

    You can modify the password policy in Configuring Security Policy.

  4. Click Next, and configure the device time on the Device Time page.

    Use one of the following methods to configure the time:

    • Select Synchronize client time to synchronize the storage device with the time and time zone of the existing client.
    • Select Set NTP automatic synchronization to synchronize the device with the network time protocol (NTP) server time.
    • NTP is an application-layer protocol that is used to synchronize time between a distributed time server and a client. Its implementation is based Internet Protocol (IP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP).
    • For detailed operations of configuring automatic synchronization of the NTP server time, see section (Optional) Configuring the NTP Service.
    • Select Manual to manually modify the time and time zone of the storage device.
      1. Click Modify.

        The Modify Time dialog box is displayed.

      2. Modify the device date in the Date group box.
      3. Modify the device time in the Time group box.
      4. Select the time zone in which the storage device is located from the Current Time Zone list.
      5. Click OK.

        The security alert dialog box is displayed.

      6. Confirm the information in the dialog box and select I have read and understand the consequences associated with performing this operation.
      7. Click OK.

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


    Select Do not adjust the current time on the device if you do not want to modify the device time.

  5. Click Next. On the Configure Disk Domain page, configure the disk domain.

    You can configure available disks in the disk domain in either of the following ways:

    • If you select Yes, the system will automatically configure the disk domain, the system automatically completes disk domain configuration.

    You can view the number of disks at each layer in the storage pool.

    • If you select No, I want to manually configure the disk domain, you need to manually configure the disk domain.

  6. Click Next to configure alarm notification on the Alarm Notification page.

    For details about Alarm Notification settings, see Configuring Alarm and Event Handling Policies.

  7. Click Finish.

    A dialog box is displayed, indicating that the initial configuration is completed.

  8. Click OK.
Updated: 2019-07-11

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