• Configuration Worksheet


    Configuration Worksheet

    Configuration worksheet

    Use this worksheet to collect and record information to start setting up your storage system using the following:

    • Online Support
    • Connection Utility
    • Unisphere Initial Configuration Wizard

    This worksheet should be used in conjunction with the information in the previous chapter. Refer to the Connection Utility and Unisphere Online Help for additional guidance for setting up your storage system. In the respective user interface, click the ? icon to display its online help.

    Note:  Sites with restricted Internet access must obtain the Connection Utility software and product license keys in advance to configure the system. Go to the Unity Info Hub at http://bit.ly/unityinfohub for detailed instructions.
    Online Support

    Enter the following information related to your Online Support account:

    Online Support account:
    • Go to support.emc.com to create your Online Support account.
    • Your username and password will be required for the Unisphere Initial Configuration wizard.
    Connection Utility

    Enter the following information related to the system management address:

    Storage system Product ID / Serial Number:
    • Refer to the serial number tag on the front of the DPE component for the system ID.
    • Use this ID in the Connection Utility to auto-discover a storage system on a subnet.
    • If you obtained the system's IP address through DHCP, use the system serial number for the name.
    Management IP Address:
    • Management IPv4 and/or IPv6 address to assign to the storage system.
    Subnet Mask (IPv4 only):
    • IP address mask that identifies the range of IP addresses in the subnet where storage system is connected.
    • Default gateway IP address of the storage system management interface.
    Prefix Length (IPv6 only):
    • The number of significant bits in the address that will be used for routing purposes.

    Enter the following information to initially log into Unisphere:

    Unisphere login information:
    • When logging into Unisphere for the first time, use the default system account user name and password
    • User Name: admin
    • Password: Password123#
    Initial Configuration Wizard

    The Initial Configuration Wizard walks you through the initial set up of Unisphere and prepares the system for use. The first time the wizard launches, you will need to access the End User License Agreement (EULA) and install Unisphere licenses. Use the following list of screens and related actions as a guide to the initial configuration process.

    Screen Name
    Accept the EULA.
    Unisphere Password
    Set the Unisphere admin and service passwords
    Unisphere Licenses
    Obtain your Unisphere license file online and upload your license file.
    DNS servers
    (Manual configuration) Enter the network name or IP address of one or more DNS servers.
    Note:  A DNS server is required for EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS).
    NTP Servers
    Enter the network name or IP address of one or more NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers.
    Note:  An NTP server must be configured before you can create a NAS server with SMB (CIFS) shares that use Windows Active Directory (required for multiprotocol). It is also recommended that you configure an NTP server on both systems in order for the replication feature to work correctly.
    FAST Cache and Storage Pools
    Create FAST Cache (if supported) and storage pools, or configure these items later.
    Alert Settings
    Configure alert notifications by entering the email addresses to which alerts should be sent, set the severity level for these alerts, and configure an SMTP server.
    Proxy Server
    (optional) Enter the Protocol, IP address, and Proxy Server username and password.
    EMC Support Credentials
    Enter your EMC Online Support username and password.
    Customer Information
    Enter your customer contact information, including name, email, and office phone number. EMC Support will use this information to get in contact with you in response to an issue.
    EMC Secure Remote Services
    Enable and configure EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS) to send system information to EMC and expedite issue resolution.
    iSCSI Interfaces
    (optional) Refer to the Unisphere Online Help for more information about configuring iSCSI interfaces.
    NAS Servers
    (optional) Refer to the NAS Server Wizard Online Help for more information about configuring NAS servers.
    Note:  Visit the Unity Info Hub page at http://bit.ly/unityinfohub for more information about configuring your storage system.