Preparation for Scanning IBM FlashSystem (SVC / Storwize)
StorageGuard collects configuration data from IBM SVC and Storwize storage systems by running read-only IBM commands over a secure SSH session.
The following table lists the requirements for scanning IBM SVC and Storwize systems:
|Provide the network name or IP address of each IBM SVC / Storwize system.
|Provide a user account (and password) for each IBM SVC / Storwize system.
|The user account should be assigned with an unlimited read-only role, capable of running all “ls*” commands. Examples of read-only commands used:
|Make sure that IP connectivity through SSH is available between the StorageGuard server and each InfiniBox array.
Creating a User Account for Scanning IBM FlashSystem (SVC / Storwize)
The following suggested method can be used to create a user account with appropriate privileges:
mkusergrp cntgrp --role <roleName>
mkuser -name cntuser -usergrp cntgrp