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Configuring sd-admin using command-line interface

The storage system administrator can configure sd-admin user using command-line interface.


  1. Add a user named sd-admin.
    # useradd sd-admin
    # passwd sd-admin
    Changing password for sd-admin. 
    New password: 
    Re-enter new password: 
    Password changed
  2. Add an administrator named sd-admin.
    # dfm user add sd-admin 
    Added administrator sd-admin.
  3. Create a role named sd-admin-role.
    # dfm role create sd-admin-role 
    Created role sd-admin-role.
  4. Add a capability to the role created in step 3.
    # dfm role add sd-admin-role DFM.Core.AccessCheck Global 
    Added 1 capability to role sd-admin-role.
  5. The Operations Manager administrator can also grant DFM.Database.Write capability on the global group to <sd-admin> to enable SnapDrive for UNIX to refresh storage system entities in Operations Manager.
    # dfm role add sd-admin-role DFM.Database.Write Global
    Added 1 capability to role sd-admin-role.
  6. Add a sd-admin-role role to the sd-admin user.
    # dfm user role set sd-admin sd-admin-role
    Set 1 role for administrator sd-admin.