Performing the initial setup of the Unified Manager web UI

To use Unified Manager, you must first configure the initial setup options, including the NTP server, the maintenance user email address, and the SMTP server host name and options.

Before you begin

You must have performed the following operations:

About this task

The Active IQ Unified Manager Initial Setup page appears only when you first access the web UI. The page below is from an installation on VMware.

If you want to change any of these options later, you can use the Administration options, which are accessible by clicking the from the Unified Manager toolbar. Note that the NTP setting is only for VMware installations, and it can be changed later using the Unified Manager maintenance console.

Procedure

  1. In the Active IQ Unified Manager Initial Setup page, enter the maintenance user email address, the SMTP server host name and any additional SMTP options, and the NTP server (VMware installations only). Then click Next.
  2. In the AutoSupport page click Agree and Continue to enable the sending of AutoSupport messages from Unified Manager to NetApp Active IQ.
    If you need to designate a proxy to provide internet access in order to send AutoSupport content, or if you want to disable AutoSupport, use the Administration options.
  3. On Red Hat and CentOS systems you can choose to change the umadmin user password from the default admin string to a personalized string.

Result

The Initial Setup window closes and the Unified Manager web UI is displayed. The Configuration/Cluster Data Sources page appears so that you can add clusters to your system.