OCUM 6.3 Virtual Appliance Quick Install Notes: Part 3 (Beyond Basic Setup)

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Note: This post is intentionally not verbose - essentially just capturing some screenshots...

1) Log into OCUM

Image 1: Logging into OCUM 6.3
2) Adding Clusters

Storage > Clusters
Click + Add
Fill in the Cluster details
Click Add
And wait for discovery to complete

Image 2: Adding Clusters to OCUM 6.3
3) OCUM 6.3 Administration

After adding Clusters, further configuration of OCUM is optional and depends on requirements.

Image 3: OCUM 6.3 Administration drop down and Setup Options

3.1) Setup Options

“You can use the Setup Options dialog box to configure global threshold values, management server options, and notification settings.”

3.1.1: Thresholds - “The Threshold options enable you to configure the global threshold values for aggregates, volumes, and relationships”
+ Aggregates
+ Volumes
+ Relationships

3.1.2: Management Server - “The Management Server settings enable you to configure settings related to AutoSupport, HTTPS certificates, and authentication”
+ AutoSupport
++ Periodic AutoSupport: Enable/Disable
++ On-Demand AutoSupport: Send to Tech Support/ Email Recipient
++ View/Regenerate/Download CSR/Install HTTPS Certificate
+ Authentication
++ Enable Remote Authentication

Image 4: OCUM 6.3 Enable Remote Authentication with Active Directory
Note: Default Port for AD Authentication Server is 389. Secure connection uses port 636.

3.1.3: General Settings - “The General Settings enable you to configure settings related to notifications”
+ Notification

Image 5: OCUM 6.3 General Settings - Notification
3.1.4: Quota Settings - “The Quota Settings enable you to configure settings related to user and group quota email notifications”
+ Email Address Rules
+ Email Notification Format

3.1.5: Add-ons - “The Add-ons enable you to configure add-on settings like Workflow Automation”
+ Workflow Automation

Image 6: OCUM 6.3 Set Up OnCommand Workflow Automation
3.2) Manage Alerts

“The Manage Alerts page displays a list of alerts and provides information about the alert name, status, notification method, and notification frequency. You can also add, edit, remove, enable, or disable alerts from this page.”

Image 7: OCUM 6.3 Manage Alerts
3.3) Manage Annotations

“The Manage Annotations page enables you to create annotations in Unified Manager that can be used to annotate storage objects using annotation rules. Storage objects are annotated dynamically based on the annotation rules you create for annotations.”

3.4) Manage Data Sources

“The Manage Data Sources page enables you to view the statuses of data sources (clusters) that are added to the Unified Manager database. You can also view other details, such as the operation supported by the data source, state of the current operation, start and end time of the operation, and description of the operation.”

3.5) Manage Events

“The Manage Events page displays the list of events that are disabled and provides information such as the associated object type and severity of the event. You can also perform tasks such as disabling or enabling events globally.”

3.6) Manage Groups

“The Manage Groups page enables you to create groups in Unified Manager to easily manage storage objects. A group is a dynamic collection of storage objects (clusters, volumes, and SVMs), which is defined by the group rules you create for the group.”

3.7) Manage Scripts

“The Manage Scripts page enables you to add your custom scripts to Unified Manager. You can associate these scripts with alerts to enable automatic reconfiguration of storage objects.”

3.8) Manage Users

“The Manage Users page displays a list of your users and groups, and provides information such as the name, type of user, and email address.”

Image 8: OCUM 6.3 Manage Users -> Add User
Type = Local User: Roles = OnCommand Administrator, Storage Administrator, Operator, Event Publisher
Type = Database User: Roles = Integration Schema, Report Schema

3.9) Database Backup

“The Backup and Restore page displays a list of backups created by Unified Manager and provides information about the backup name, size, creation time, and schedule. You can also restore backups from this page.”

Image 9: OCUM 6.3 Database Backup -> Database Backup Settings
4) Reports

“The Reports page enables you to view detailed information about the reports that you generate. You can search for a specific report, save a report, and delete a report. You can also schedule, share, and import a report.”

Image 10: OCUM 6.3 Reports -> Manage Report Schedules