Roles and permissions

System Administrator Guide for VSP 5000 Series

Version
90-08-8x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-98RD9009-13

The following table lists all of the available user roles and shows the permissions that each role provides to the users. Custom user roles are not supported.

Important: The Support Personnel group and the Support Personnel (Vendor Only) role contain permissions to perform maintenance on the storage system. Assign this role only to the accounts used by support personnel from vendors responsible for maintenance.
Role Permissions
Security Administrator (View Only)
  • Viewing information about user accounts and encryption settings
  • Viewing information about the encryption key in the key management server
Security Administrator (View & Modify)
  • Configuring user accounts
  • Creating encryption keys and configuring encryption settings
  • Viewing and switching where encryption keys are generated
  • Backing up and restoring encryption keys
  • Deleting encryption keys backed up in the key management server
  • Viewing and changing the password policy for backing up encryption keys on the management client
  • Connection to the external server
  • Backing up and restoring connection configuration to the external server
  • Configuring the certificate used for the SSL communication
  • Configuring resource groups
  • Editing virtual management settings
  • Setting reserved attributes for global-active device
  • TLS security setting
  • CSR creation and self-signed certificate creation
Audit Log Administrator (View Only)
  • Viewing audit log information and downloading audit logs
Audit Log Administrator (View & Modify)
  • Configuring audit log settings and downloading audit logs
Storage Administrator (View Only)
  • Viewing storage system information
Storage Administrator (Initial Configuration)
  • Configuring settings for storage systems
  • Configuring settings for SNMP
  • Configuring settings for e-mail notification
  • Configuring settings for license keys
  • Viewing, deleting, and downloading storage configuration reports
  • Acquiring all the information about the storage system and updating Device Manager - Storage Navigator window by clicking Refresh All
Storage Administrator (System Resource Management)
  • Configuring settings for CLPR
  • Configuring settings for MP unit
  • Deleting tasks and releasing exclusive locks of resources
  • Completing SIMs

    Completing SIMs is permitted for users who are assigned to both the Storage Administrator (System Resource Management) role and the Storage Administrator (Provisioning) role.

  • Configuring attributes for ports
  • Configuring LUN security
  • Configuring namespace security using CCI
  • Configuring Server Priority Manager
  • Configuring tiering policies
Storage Administrator (Provisioning)
  • Configuring caches
  • Configuring LDEVs, pools, and virtual volumes
  • Formatting and shredding LDEVs
  • Configuring external volumes
  • Configuring alias volumes for Compatible PAV
  • Configuring Dynamic Provisioning
  • Configuring host groups, paths, and WWN
  • Configuring NVM subsystems, namespaces, paths, and host NQNs using CCI
  • Configuring Volume Migration except splitting Volume Migration pairs when using CCI
  • Configuring access attributes for LDEVs
  • Configuring LUN security
  • Configuring namespace security using CCI
  • Creating and deleting quorum disk used with global-active device
  • Creating and deleting global-active device pairs
  • Completing SIMs

    Completing SIMs is permitted for users who are assigned to both the Storage Administrator (System Resource Management) role and the Storage Administrator (Provisioning) role.

  • Editing virtual management settings
  • Setting reserved attributes for global-active device.
Storage Administrator (Performance Management)
  • Configuring monitoring
  • Starting and stopping monitoring
Storage Administrator (Local Copy)
  • Performing pair operations for local copy
  • Configuring environmental settings for local copy
  • Splitting Volume Migration V2 pairs when using CCI
Storage Administrator (Remote Copy)
  • Remote copy operations in general
  • Performing operations on existing global-active device pairs (pair creation and pair deletion are not allowed)
Support Personnel (Vendor Only) Normally, this role is reserved for service representatives. However, if the role is assigned to a user account, dump files can be downloaded using the Dump tool.
  • Configuring the SVP
  • Downloading dump files using the Dump tool