Preparation for Scanning Hitachi VSP
StorageGuard collects configuration data from Hitachi VSP storage systems by running read-only API on the HCS (HiCommand) server.
The following table lists the requirements for scanning Hitachi VSP storage arrays:
|Provide the name or IP address of an HCS (HiCommand) or Ops Center host.
For HCS (HiCommand):
Provide an application user account (and password) for HCS with unlimited read-only rights.
For Ops Center:
Provide user and password for OpsCenter Rest API with Security Administrator rights.
|Make sure that IP connectivity through HTTP or HTTPS is available between the StorageGuard server and each HCS / Ops Center server.
|Provide an OS user account for HCS / Ops Center as described under Preparation for Scanning Storage Management hosts.
Creating a User Account for Scanning Hitachi VSP
The following suggested method can be used to create a user account with appropriate privileges:
Login to the HCS user interface:
- Access the Administration tab, click Users and Permissions.
- Click Add User
- Assign the user with the built-in Security Administrator (View Only) group - which includes the Security Administrator (View Only), Audit Log Administrator (View Only) and Storage Administrator (View Only) roles.