Virtual server (EVS) management

Server and Cluster Administration Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

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The EVS Management page allows EVSs to be added, enabled, and disabled.
Navigate to Home > Server Settings > EVS Management to display the EVS Management page.

Field/Item Description
Unified Management IP Addresses (NAS module only) The IP addresses of both nodes in the NAS module. These addresses are read-only and cannot be modified in the NAS Manager. To change these addresses, use the Maintenance Utility.

These addresses enable the user to:

  • Access the embedded NAS Manager
  • Run CLI commands (using SSH or SSC)
  • Access SOAP and REST services
Filter Allows you to filter the list of EVSs by EVS name, status, or cluster node. To apply the filter, click OK. To reset the filter, click reset.
Label An identifying name for the EVS.
Type Type of service: administrative services or file services.
Cluster Node Node on which the EVS is currently residing (only appears for clusters and the NAS module).
Status Service status:
  • Online: Enabled and accessible
  • Offline - Enabled but failed to come online
  • Disabled: Not enabled and inaccessible
  • Unconfigured - Initial status before configuration
First IP Address The first IP address assigned to the EVS.
Note: The maximum number of IP addresses that can be assigned to EVSs is 256. However, as the Admin EVS requires an IP address, the maximum number of IP addresses available for file service EVSs is 255.
First Port The Ethernet port or aggregation to which the IP address for the EVS is assigned.
details Displays the EVS Details page for the selected EVS.
enable Enables a disabled EVS.
disable Disables an enabled EVS.
add Displays the Add EVS page which enables the user to create a new EVS. The maximum number of file service EVSs that can be created per cluster is 64. This excludes the Admin EVS.
IP Addresses Opens the IP Addresses page.
EVS Migration Opens the EVS Migration page.
Link Aggregation Opens the Link Aggregation page.