Working with the StorageGRID Webscale system

This Administrator Guide contains system administration information and procedures required to manage and monitor the StorageGRID Webscale system on a day-to-day basis. This guide also includes information on how to configure the StorageGRID Webscale system to meet a deployment's unique operational requirements.

About this guide

This guide is for technical personnel trained to configure and support the StorageGRID Webscale system.

This guide assumes a general understanding of the StorageGRID Webscale system. A fairly detailed level of computer literacy is assumed, including knowledge of Linux/UNIX command shells, networking, and server hardware setup and configuration.

For details about the architecture and operational features of the StorageGRID Webscale system, see Grid primer.

The Grid Manager

The Grid Manager is the browser-based user interface that enables you to perform most day-to-day activities in the StorageGRID Webscale system. Using the Grid Manager, you can configure and monitor the system, create tenant accounts, configure ILM rules and policies, manage storage and networks, and more.