The printed StorNext Connect Quickstart is included in the "Open Me First" package shipped with systems that support StorNext Connect.

Prepare for Installation and Configuration


Prepare Your Site

Read about StorNext Connect prerequisites and compatibility.


Gather Your Network Settings

Download and complete the StorNext Connect Network Settings Worksheets for each Quantum appliance in your order.


Obtain Your Authorization Code

The StorNext Connect authorization code for each appliance in your order is printed on the StorNext Connect Authorization Certificate included in the appliance's "Open Me First" package.

Missing an authorization certificate? Learn how to request a replacement authorization code.


Locate Your Quantum Appliance Serial Number

The serial number is printed on the shipping label attached to each box containing a Quantum appliance.

You can also see this Quantum Knowledge Base article for details about finding Quantum product serial numbers.


Register Your Quantum Appliance and Get Installation Materials

Go to the StorNext Connect website to register your Quantum appliance, create a StorNext Connect account, and obtain your hardware installation materials.

If needed, read the registration instructions and instructions for obtaining installation materials.

Install and Configure


Install Your Hardware

After registering on the StorNext Connect website and getting the installation materials, follow your Quantum appliance's installation instructions to install your hardware.

Access installation instructions:

Xcellis Foundation Installation Instructions

Xcellis Workflow Director Installation Instructions

Artico Archive Gateway Installation Instructions


Configure Your System

Follow the instructions in your Quantum appliance's installation instructions to launch the StorNext Connect Install app, which will deploy StorNext Connect on your Quantum appliance and help you configure your StorNext environment.


Perform System Operations

Start using StorNext Connect apps to perform day-to-day monitoring and management of your StorNext environment.