Logging in to Storage Advisor Embedded

Storage Advisor Embedded User Guide

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You must log in to Storage Advisor Embedded.

Verify the following:

  • Make sure that the management client OS and browser requirements have been met.
  • For Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome, make sure that the pop-up blocker is disabled.

  • Protocol

    Specify a valid protocol in the storage system settings.

    For SSL communication, use https. For non-SSL communication, use http.

  • IP address of the storage system

    Use the IP address of CTL1 or CTL2, as specified in the maintenance utility.


If you use the Microsoft Edge browser and the period of inactivity exceeds a certain length of time, you are logged out from the Storage Advisor Embedded session. Either turn off the sleep tab function, or add Storage Advisor Embedded to the sites for which the sleep state is not applied.

  1. Open a web browser and specify the following URL:

    If the web browser repeatedly fails to open, close all active browser windows, and then clear the web browser cache.

    If the web browser fails to open even after you clear the cache, start the maintenance utility by specifying the following URL, and then check for alerts:


    To check for alerts, log in as a user registered in the Maintenance user group (a built-in user group).

  2. Enter a user name and password, and then log in.

    Use the following account when logging in for the first time:

    User name: maintenance

    Contact your administrator for the password.

    If you must change your password the first time you log in as a user, change the password in advance. Use the maintenance utility to change the password.

    The account will be locked for 60 seconds after three consecutive unsuccessful login attempts.

    If a lockout policy has been set, the system will behave in accordance with those settings. For details, see the section explaining password policies in the System Administrator Guide.