Edit Advanced System Settings confirmation window

System Administrator Guide for VSP E990 and VSP G130, G/F350, G/F370, G/F700, G/F900

Version
88-06-0x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-97HM85028-08


Item

Description

No.

Displays the number of function bits for the advanced system setting.

Advanced System Setting

Displays the name of the advanced system setting.

Status

Displays the status of the advanced system setting.

Edit Storage System wizard

Edit Storage System window



The following table describes the fields and settings in the Edit Storage System window.
Note:
  • The values set in this window are also displayed in the Storage System window of the maintenance utility and on the SNMP tab of the Alert Notifications window.
  • For all fields, you can enter up to 180 alphanumeric characters excluding the following symbols:

    \ , / ; : * ? " < > | & % ^

  • Do not enter space characters at the beginning or the end of the values.

Item

Description

Storage System Name

Device name of the storage system. Changing this item also changes the Storage System name of SNMP tab in the Storage System window, and Alert Notification window of Maintenance Utility.

Contact

Contact information such as personnel and telephone number where you can inquire about the storage system. Changing this item also changes the Contact of SNMP tab of Storage System window, and Alert Notification window of Maintenance Utility.

Location

Location of the connected storage system. Changing this item also changes the Location of SNMP tab of Storage System window, and Alert Notification window of Maintenance Utility.

Edit Storage System confirmation window



The following table describes the fields and settings in the Confirm window (Edit Storage System).

Item

Description

Storage System Name

Device name of the storage system.

Contact

Contact information such as personnel and telephone number where you can inquire about the storage system.

Location

Location of the connected storage system.

Alert Notifications wizard

Alert Notifications window



Summary

Item

Description

Notification Alert

Destination of the alert notification

  • Host Report: Sends alerts only of SIMs that report to hosts.
  • All: Sends alerts of all SIMs.

Alert destinations are common to Syslog, SNMP, and Email.

Email Notice

Failure notification setting

  • Enabled: Reports the SIM by email
  • Disabled: Does not report the SIM by email

Syslog Server Notice - Transfer Protocol

Protocol to transfer the syslog

  • TLS1.2/RFC5424
  • UDP/RFC3164

Syslog Server Notice - Primary Server

Whether to use the Syslog server

  • Enabled: Reports SIM to the Syslog Server through Syslog.
  • Disabled: Does not report SIM to the Syslog Server through Syslog

Syslog Server Notice - Secondary Server

Whether to use an alternate server for the Syslog server

  • Enabled: Reports SIM to the alternate Syslog server through Syslog.
  • Disabled: Does not report SIM to the alternate Syslog server through Syslog

SNMP Agent

Whether the SNMP agent is being used

  • Enabled: Reports the SIM through an SNMP trap

  • Disabled: Does not report the SIM through an SNMP trap

Set Up button

Displays the Set Up Alert Notifications window

Email tab

Item

Description

Mail Server

Mail server information (host name or IP address)

SMTP Authentication

Whether to perform SMTP authentication

  • Enabled: Performs SMTP authentication
  • Disabled: Does not perform SMTP authentication

SMTP Authentication - Account

SMTP Authentication account

Email Address - From

Source address of the email for failure information report

Email Address - Reply To

Return email address

Email Address - To

Destination address of the email for failure information report

Email Address - Cc

Carbon copy address of the email for failure information alert

Email Address - Bcc

Carbon copy address of the email for failure information alert

Send Test Email button

Sends a test SIM by email

Syslog tab



Item

Description

Primary Server - Host Name/IP Address

Host name or IP address of the Syslog server. To display the entire host name, click the button at the right of the field to expand the field.

Primary Server - Port Number

Port number of the Syslog server

Secondary Server - Host Name/IP Address

Host name or IP address of the alternate Syslog server. To display the entire host name, click the button at the right of the field to expand the field.

Secondary Server - Port Number

Port number of the alternate Syslog server

Location Identification Name

Identification name of the storage system to transfer the SIM to the Syslog server

Retry

Retry setting

  • Enable: Retry when communication with syslog server fails

  • Disable: Does not retry when communication with syslog server fails

Retry Interval

Retry interval when communication with the Syslog server fails

Send Test Message to Syslog Server button

Sends a test SIM by syslog

SNMP tab (SNMP v1 or v2c)



Item

Description

Storage System Name

Storage system name

Contact

Administrator name and contact information, such as personnel and telephone number where you can inquire about the storage system

Location

Location of the connected storage system

SNMP Engine ID

SNMP engine identifier

SNMP Version

SNMP protocol version

Sending Trap Setting

  • Community: Community names to which SNMP traps are reported
  • Send Trap to: IP address to which SNMP traps are reported

Request Authentication Setting

  • Community: Communities that have permission to execute GET REQUEST, GETNEXT REQUEST, and GETBULK REQUEST
  • Requests Permitted: IP addresses that have permission to execute GET REQUEST, GETNEXT REQUEST, and GETBULK REQUEST

Send Test SNMP Trap button

Sends a test trap to the IP address registered for the storage system

SNMP tab (SNMP v3)

Item

Description

Storage System Name

Storage system name

Contact

Administrator name and contact information, such as personnel and telephone number where you can inquire about the storage system

Location

Location of the connected storage system

SNMP Engine ID

SNMP engine identifier

SNMP Version

SNMP protocol version

Sending Trap Setting

  • Send Trap to: IP address to which SNMP traps are reported
  • User Name: User name used for reporting SNMP traps
  • Authentication - Mode: Whether authentication is enabled
  • Authentication - Protocol: Authentication method if authentication is enabled
  • Encryption - Mode: Whether encryption is enabled
  • Encryption - Protocol: Encryption method used if encryption is enabled

Request Authentication Setting

  • User Name: Users that have permission to execute GET REQUEST, GETNEXT REQUEST, and GETBULK REQUEST
  • Authentication - Mode: Whether authentication is enabled
  • Authentication - Protocol: Authentication method used if authentication is enabled
  • Encryption - Mode: Whether encryption is enabled
  • Encryption - Protocol: Encryption method used if encryption is enabled

Send Test SNMP Trap button

Sends a test trap to the IP address registered in the storage system

Set Up Alert Notifications window

Item

Description

Notification Alert

Displays the destination of the alert notification.

  • Host Report: Sends alerts only of SIMs that report to hosts.
  • All: Sends alerts of all SIMs.

Alert destinations are common to Syslog, SNMP, and Email.

Email tab

Item

Description

Mail Notice

Select whether or not to report failure information through email.

  • Enable: Reports SIM through email.
  • Disable: Does not report SIM through email.

Mail Address (To)

This field is mandatory when you selected Enable in Mail Notice.

  • Add: Adds email addresses. The Add Address window opens
  • Delete: Deletes the selected email address. You can select more than one email address.

Mail Address (From)

Enter the source address of the email for failure information report.

You can use a name of up to 255 characters. Usable characters: Alphanumeric characters and symbols (! # $ % & ` + - * / ' ^ { } _ . )

This field is mandatory when you selected Enable in Mail Notice.

Mail Address (Reply - To)

Specify the return email address. If you specify this address, return email from the email recipient is transmitted to the address. If you omit this address, return email from the email recipient is transmitted to Mail Address (From).

You can use a name of up to 255 characters. Usable characters: Alphanumeric characters and symbols (! # $ % & ` + - * / ' ^ { } _ . )

Description to notify

Enter the description for notifying failure information. You can enter up to 511 characters and also a line feed code, which is counted as two characters.

Mail Server Setting - Email Server

Enter the Email server information. You cannot set an IP address with all 0s.

  • Identifier: To specify a host name, select Identifier. You can enter a name of up to 255 characters.
  • IPv4: To set an IPv4 address, select IPv4, and enter four numbers within the range of 0 to 255.

    Example: XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (X indicates a numeral)

  • IPv6: To set an IPv6 address, select IPv6, and enter eight hexadecimal alphanumeric characters within the range of 0 to FFFF. You can also use an abbreviated-format IPv6 address.

    Example: YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY (Y indicates a hexadecimal digit)

This field is mandatory when you select Enable in Mail Notice.

Mail Server Setting - SMTP Authentication

Select whether or not to perform SMTP authentication.

  • Enable: Performs SMTP authentication.
  • Disable: Does not perform SMTP authentication.

When you select Enable, enter values in Account and Password.

You can use a name of up to 255 characters. Usable characters are: Alphanumeric characters and symbols (! # $ ` + - * ' { } _ . )

This field is mandatory when you select Enable in Mail Notice.

Syslog tab

Item

Description

Transfer Protocol

Select the protocol for Syslog transfer.

  • TLS1.2/RFC5424
  • UDP/RFC3164

Primary Server

Select whether or not to use the Syslog Server.

  • Enable: Reports SIM to the Syslog Server through Syslog
  • Disable: Does not report SIM to the Syslog Server through Syslog

Primary Server - Syslog Server

Enter the IP address of the server that you want to set as the Syslog Server. You cannot set an address with all zeros.

  • To set a host name, select Identifier and enter the host name in no more than 255 characters. Allowed characters are alphanumeric characters and symbols: !$ % - . @ _ ` ~.

  • To set an IPv4 address, select IPv4, and enter four numbers within the range of 0 to 255.

    Example: XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (X indicates a numeral)

  • To set an IPv6 address, select IPv6, and enter eight hexadecimal alphanumeric characters within the range of 0 to FFFF. You can also use an abbreviated-format IPv6 address.

    Example: YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY (Y indicates a hexadecimal digit)

Use this field only when you select Enable in Primary Server.

Primary Server - Port Number

Enter the port number used by the Syslog Server. Use this field only when you selected Enable in Primary Server.

Primary Server - Client Certificate File Name

Specify a certificate file. Click Browse and specify the certificate file.

Use this field only when you select TLS1.2/RFC5424 in Transfer Protocol and selected Enable in Primary Server. Note the following:

  • This field is mandatory when it is activated.
  • If you leave the certificate field blank when you apply settings for the second time or later, the certificate that was updated the last time is used.

Primary Server - Password

Enter a password for the client certificate. Passwords can contain up to 128 alphanumeric characters and the following symbols:

! # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~

Use this field only when you specified Client Certificate File Name.

Primary Server - Root Certificate File Name

Specify a certificate file. Click Browse and specify the certificate file.

Use this field only when you select TLS1.2/RFC5424 in Transfer Protocol and selected Enable in Primary Server.

  • This field is mandatory when it is activated.
  • If you leave the certificate field blank when you apply settings for the second time or later, the certificate that was updated the last time is used.

Secondary Server

Select whether or not to use an alternate server for the syslog server.

  • Enable: Reports a SIM to the alternate syslog server through Syslog.
  • Disable: Does not report a SIM to the alternate server for the syslog server through Syslog.

Secondary Server - Syslog Server

Enter the IP address of the server that you want to set as the alternate Syslog Server. You cannot set an address with all 0s.

  • To set an IPv4 address, select IPv4, and enter four numbers within the range of 0 to 255.

    Example: XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (X indicates a numeral)

  • To set an IPv6 address, select IPv6, and enter eight hexadecimal alphanumeric characters within the range of 0 to FFFF. You can also use an abbreviated-format IPv6 address.

    Example: YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:YYYY (Y indicates a hexadecimal digit)

Use this field only when you select Enable in the secondary server.

Secondary Server - Port Number

Enter the port number used by the alternate syslog server. Use this field only when you selected Enable in Secondary Server.

Secondary Server - Client Certificate File Name

Specify a certificate file. Click Browse and specify the certificate file.

Use this field only when you select TLS1.2/RFC5424 in Transfer Protocol and selected Enable in the secondary server.

  • This field is mandatory when it is activated.
  • If you leave the certificate field blank when you apply settings for the second time or later, the certificate that was updated the last time is used.

Secondary Server - Password

Enter a password for the client certificate. Passwords can contain up to 128 alphanumeric characters and the following symbols:

! # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~

Use this field only when you specify the client certificate file name.

Secondary Server - Root Certificate File Name

Specify a certificate file. Click Browse and specify the certificate file.

Use this field only when you select TLS1.2/RFC5424 in Transfer Protocol and selected Enable in the secondary server.

  • This field is mandatory when it is activated.
  • If you leave the certificate field blank when you apply settings for the second time or later, the certificate that was updated the last time is used.

Location Identification Name

Enter a name for identification of the storage system from which SIM is transferred to the syslog server. Names can contain up to 32 alphanumeric characters and the following symbols: (! # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~)

Spaces are not allowed. This field is mandatory when Primary Server or Secondary Server are enabled.

Retry

Displays the retry setting

  • Enable: Retry when communication with syslog server fails
  • Disable: Does not retry when communication with syslog server fails

Retry Interval

Enter a value between 1 and 60 (seconds) as the retry interval when communication with the Syslog Server fails. The default is 1.

Use this field only when you selected TLS1.2/RFC5424 in Transfer Protocol.

SNMP tab (SNMP v1 or v2c)