Blocking HTTP communication to the SVP

System Administrator Guide for Virtual Storage Platform E Series

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You can use the HTTP setting tool to block or allow access to the HTTP communication port as needed.
Note: The HTTP communication port is blocked by default on the SVP for VSP E1090.
  • You must have the Storage Administrator (Initial Configuration) role to perform this task.
  • You must be logged in to the SVP.
  1. Verify that HTTP communication is not already blocked by checking HTTP Blocking in the Storage Device List window on the SVP.
    • release: HTTP communication to the SVP is not blocked.
    • block: HTTP communication to the SVP is blocked.

    Storage Device List showing that HTTP communication is not blocked, status is release

    The value displayed in HTTP Blocking is updated periodically. Wait for a few minutes after changing the setting, or click the refresh button in the Storage Device List window.

    HTTP Blocking is displayed when the storage management software version is 93-06-01 or later. For software versions that do not display HTTP Blocking, connect HDvM - SN using the HTTP protocol from the management client, and then check HTTP Blocking.

  2. Close all management client sessions on the storage system, including Storage Advisor Embedded, maintenance utility, and HDvM - SN.
  3. Open a command prompt window with administrator permissions.
  4. Move the current directory to the folder containing the SVP configuration tool (for example, C:\MAPP\wk\Supervisor\MappIniSet), and then execute the following command:
  5. When the completion message appears, press any key to acknowledge the message and close the message box.
  6. Close the command prompt window.