This guide explains how to log in to the system, provides information about accessing the NAS server/cluster CLI and the SMU CLI, and provides information about the documentation, help, and search capabilities available in the system.
- Child Topics
- Considerations when using a
NAS module is different from managing an
HNAS server. The following information describes these differences.
- User accounts
This section lists the default system user accounts for
Hitachi NAS Platform,
NAS module, and embedded or external SMU.
- Changing supervisor and root passwords
You can change supervisor and root passwords for the
NAS server using the
password CLI command. See the
password man page for further details.
- Managing a server or cluster
Server/cluster management is performed through
NAS Manager (a browser-based graphical user interface) or through commands issued using a command line interface (CLI).
NAS Manager administration tool provides a browser-based interface for managing standalone or clustered servers and their attached storage subsystems. This tool allows you to perform most administrative tasks from any client on the network using a network browser.
- Server Status Console
Home page displays summary status information pertaining to the currently managed server:
NAS Manager tables
Some pages in the
NAS Manager interface use tables to present system information:
- Accessing and navigating
NAS Manager pages
NAS Manager uses a two-level page structure, including links to specific functions and categories that wrap those functions. Clicking a link starts its target function, while clicking a category loads a page. Note that the functions that appear depend on your platform.
- Disabling an embedded SMU
It is possible to disable the embedded SMU on a NAS platform (unless the
GAD Enhanced for NAS feature is enabled, in which case the embedded SMU will already be
- Using the command line interface
The storage server and the system management unit (SMU) each come with a command line interface (CLI) for configuration and management. Both support secure connections, configurable passwords, and other security mechanisms.
- Restricting CLI commands
Dynamically managing the access level of some CLI commands can help prevent system users from viewing and/or changing sensitive company data.
- Accessing the SMU command line interface
Use one of the following methods to access the SMU command line interface:
- Accessing the server/cluster command line reference
The storage server ships with a comprehensive CLI, documented in the online man pages and the CLI Command Line Reference. You can access the server/cluster CLI through the Server Control (SSC) utility, available for Windows and Linux.