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Home > Success Center > Storage Resource Monitor (SRM) > SRM: Enable a HP P2xxx / MSA onboard provider

SRM: Enable a HP P2xxx / MSA onboard provider

Updated: 11/1/16

Overview

The HP SMI-S provider is running on both controllers of the HP array. The providers are enabled by default.

For more information, please consult the documentation supplied with your array, or contact your vendor.

Environment

  • SRM6.1+

Detail

Credentials required to add the array

Ensure you have the following information:

  • IP address or hostname for the array
  • Provider username. The default is admin
  • Provider password. Them default is admin
  • Protocol. The default is HTTPS
  • HTTP port. The default is 5988
  • HTTPS port. The default is 5989
  •  Interop namespace.  The default is /root/interop
  • Array namespace.  The default is /root/hpq
  • API HTTP port. The default is 80
  • HTTPS port. The default is 443
  • API protocol schema. The default is HTTPS

The default user "manage" can be used or a new user can be created with the required privileges.

Enable the provider

Enable SMI-S using the CLI

  1. SSH into the array using the controller management IP address as the user "manage".
  2. Run the show protocols command.
  3. Check the output to ensure SMI-S is enabled.

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  1. If SMI-S is not enabled, run the set protocol smis enabled command.

Enable SMI-S using the web interface

  1. Log in to the Management Interface: https://<controller_management_ip_address>.
  2. Click Configuration > Services > Management.
  3. Check to see if SMI-S is enabled.

  1. If SMI-S is not enabled, select the Enable check box under Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S).

In some versions of the management interface, even after enabling SMI-S and saving, the web interface may still show that it is not enabled. Run the show protocols command in the CLI to confirm that it is enabled.

Check user privileges

To check user privileges using the CLI, SSH into the array using the controller management IP Address, and then run the show user <username> command.

To check user privileges using the web interface:

  1. Log in to the Management Interface: https://<controller_management_ip_address>.
  2. Click Configuration > Users > Modify User.
  3. Choose the user from the table.

Create a user with SMI-S and API access using the CLI

  1. SSH into the array using the controller management IP Address.
  2. Run the create user level manage <username> command.
  3. Run the set user <username> interface wbi, smis command.

Create a user with SMI-S and API access using the web interface

  1. Log in to the Management Interface: https://<controller_management_ip_address>.
  2. Click Configuration > Users > Add New User.

  1. Enter the user Name and Password.
  2. Select Manage from the User Roles drop-down list.
  3. Select the WBI Access check box.
  4. Select the SMI-S Access check box.
  5. Click Add User.

 

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11:46, 2 Nov 2016

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