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Cloning server settings (HNAS server only)

You can copy certain configuration settings to an HNAS server. These settings are retrieved from either the SMU or another server managed by the SMU. Depending on the source you select, different settings will be retrieved.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Home Server Settings Clone Server Settings.

    Field/Item Description
    Clone the selected configuration from: Lists the SMU and the names of all servers or clusters managed by the SMU.
    To Displays the name of the server to which the settings will be copied.
    next Saves selected source, and proceeds to the next page of the wizard.
    cancel Closes the page without saving the source, and returns to the Home page.
  2. Select the source from which you want to copy settings.

    • If this is the first server to be configured, the wizard can clone some settings from the SMU to the new server. Note that the settings that can be cloned from an SMU are a subset of the settings that can be cloned from another server. To clone settings from the SMU, select SMU from the drop-down list.
    • If the SMU is already managing another server, an expanded list of settings can be cloned from another server. To clone settings from another server, select one of the managed servers from the drop-down list.
  3. Click next to display the Clone Server Settings page.

    Setting can be cloned from: SMU Other managed server Multi-tenancy enabled Notes
    Time X X X
    NTP X X X
    1. The SMU private (eth1) IP address is used as the primary NTP server for the NAS server if the NAS server is on the SMU's private network.
    2. Any NTP server in the SMU's list is applied to the NAS server only if it has an AVN IP address on a network other than the SMU's private network.
    Time Zone X X
    DNS Servers X X X
    DNS Search Order X X X
    WINS X
    NIS/LDAP X
    NIS/LDAP Servers X
    NS Ordering X X
    User Mappings X
    Group Mappings X
    Local Groups X X X
    CIFS Domains X
    FTP Configuration X
    SMTP Profiles X X
    SMTP Servers X X X
    1. The SMU private (eth1) IP address is used as the primary SMTP server for the NAS server if the NAS server is on the SMU's private network.
    2. Any SMTP server in the SMU's list is applied to the NAS server only if it has an AVN IP address on a network other than the SMU's private network.
    SNMP Alerts X X
    Syslog Alerts X X
    SNMP Access X X
    Routes X X
    NDMP Information X
    Read Cache Options X X
    Cloud DM Rules X X
    Cloud Accounts and Destination X X
    Field/Item Description
    Check All Click this link to select the check boxes of all configuration items on the page.
    Clear All Click this link to clear the check boxes of all configuration items on the page.
    back Returns to the previous page of the wizard, where you select the source from which you want to copy settings.
    OK Copies the selected configuration settings to the server, and closes the page.
    cancel Closes the page without saving configuration settings to the server, and returns to the Home page.
  4. Select the configuration items you want to clone.

    Select the check box next to each configuration item you want to clone. Clear the check box next to the configuration items you do not want to clone.
  5. Click next to clone the settings to the server.

    Cloned settings are immediately applied to the server.
  6. Reboot or shut down the server.

    After you have completed the wizard, you can either reboot the server or shut it down. When the server is restarted, it will use the new configuration.

 

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