Previously in this SSMC series we installed the SSMC and today we will look at adding systems to the console. To add and remove systems from SSMC you use The SSMC Administrator Console.
Adding a system
1 Connect to SSMC Administrator Console by entering the URL https://yourSSMCserver:8443/ in a supported browser. Tick the box at the bottom of the screen for the Administrator Console
If this is the first time you are connecting to SSMC you will be prompted to set an admin password, just press set credentials and choose the username and password you wish
2 Once logged in choose add from actions menu
3 Enter the host name or IP address of the system you wish to manage plus a username and password with rights to the system. Then click add
4 Before you can login into the system you will need to accept its self-signed certificate. Highlight the system, then from the actions menu choose accept certificate. A further box will then pop up and you just need to select accept and cache
Other SSMC Administrator Console actions
The Administrator Console is intended to control the connection state of the 3PAR systems and to set the admin credentials for the SSMC Administrator Console. As well as adding systems they can be removed and disconnected, this is achieved for highlighting the system and choosing the option you require from the action menu.
If you wish to reset the administrator credentials for the SSMC administration console first login then choose session which is the icon that looks like a person in the top right corner and select change credentials.