Launch StorNext Connect After Installation: A Checklist

After running the Install application, complete the following tasks:

Access StorNext Connect over the management network using a supported browser. Enter the IP address or hostname of the Quantum appliance that is hosting StorNext Connect. On dual-node systems, this is the IP address or hostname of server Node 2. At the StorNext Connect Login page, enter your StorNext Connect credentials.

Note: Be sure to use HTTP when you enter the IP address or hostname for the StorNext Connect system. Using HTTPS will take you to the login screen for StorNext instead of StorNext Connect.

License StorNext Connect using StorNext Connect and the StorNext Connect website.

See License StorNext Connect.

Install permanent StorNext licenses if you purchased additional StorNext features beyond the default license set.

See Obtain and Install StorNext Licenses.

Install the Connector on Linux systems to be used as StorNext clients, using the Discover Components application.

See Install the Connector on Linux Clients.

Install the StorNext Windows Connector on StorNext Windows clients.

See Install the Connector on Windows Clients.

Install and configure the Connect Add-on for Xsan on Apple Xsan clients to be monitored.

See About the StorNext Connect Add-On for Xsan.

Install or update applications, if needed.

Quantum may have released new or updated applications that were not packaged with the StorNext Connect Install file.

See Manage Applications.

Install and update StorNext on clients, if needed.

See Install and Update StorNext Client Software for information about using the Manage Clients application and Discover Components application to install and update StorNext on Linux clients.

Add StorNext file system(s)/volume(s) to the clients, if needed.

See Mount Volumes for information about using the Manage Clients application and Discover Components application to add StorNext volumes to Linux clients.

Configure NAS, if needed.

See About the Manage NAS App.

Remove Admin Alerts and Tickets that were generated while using the Install application.

See Remove StorNext Alerts and Tickets.