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Hovering over the ‘Manage’ item in the menu bar exposes a menu containing items as shown in the figure below. 




Each of these items is explained in detail in the following sections:


  • Alerts  - the 'Alerts' page allows you to view and manage informational, warning or critical alerts encountered by your StorSimple appliance.  The alerts are generated whenever there is a hardware change, the system is nearing its licensed capacity, the cloud is unreachable for a certain length of time or if the system software is being upgraded.


  • Hardware – the ‘Hardware’ page allows you to shut down and restart the appliance. Additionally, the user can view the status of hardware components of the system.


  • Connected Initiators – the ‘Connected Initiators’ page shows you each of the initiators that have connected to your appliance to access configured volumes, and allows you to filter to identify specific initiators.


  • Diagnostics – the ‘Diagnostics’ page allows you to verify network configuration and identify any situations preventing normal system operation.


  • Data Protectionthe ‘Data Protection’ page allows you to view the status of and manage jobs and backups.


  •  Logs – the ‘Logs’ page allows you to browse the log files for your appliance and create packages of logs to send to support should you need assistance. It also allows you to view auditable actions performed by all the users.


  • Configuration – the ‘Configuration’ menu enables you to make a copy of your appliance configuration. This copy can be used to restore the configuration onto a replacement system should a system replacement be necessary.  Additionally, it allows you to import configuration elements from a known good configuration onto your appliance that is especially useful in a warm Disaster Recovery (DR) scenario.


  • Software Upgrade – the ‘Software Upgrade’ page allows you to upgrade the software version installed on your appliance by uploading software image files via a web upload tool.
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