Preparation for Scanning Cohesity DataPlatform
StorageGuard collects configuration data from Cohesity DataPlatform by opening an HTTPS and SSH connections to the DataPlatform system and running read-only REST-API calls and commands.
The following table lists the requirements for scanning Cohesity DataPlatform systems:
|1||Provide the network name or IP address of Cohesity DataPlatform system.|
|2||Provide a user account (and password) for each Cohesity DataPlatform system, with the VIEW role. Examples for REST-API endpoints and commands used:
|3||Make sure that IP connectivity through HTTPS (port 443) and SSH (22) is available between the StorageGuard server and each Cohesity DataPlatform system.|
Note: The same username and password is required for the RES API and SSH connections. The username must contain the domain name – for example DOMAINNAME@user (the domainname will be ignored when opening an SSH connection).
Creating a User Account for Scanning Cohesity DataPlatform
The following suggested method can be used to create a user account with appropriate privileges:
user create user-name=<username> password=<password> roles=VIEW
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