Administering a StorageGRID system

This guide provides information and procedures you can use to administer and monitor the StorageGRID system on a day-to-day basis. This guide also includes information on how to configure a StorageGRID system to meet your deployment's unique operational requirements.

Audience for this guide

This guide is for technical personnel who will be configuring, administering, and supporting a StorageGRID system after it has been installed.

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

About the Grid Manager

This guide describes how to use the Grid Manager, which is the browser-based user interface that you use to perform most day-to-day activities in the StorageGRID system. You can use the Grid Manager to configure and monitor the system, create tenant accounts to allow S3 and Swift client applications to store and retrieve objects, configure ILM rules and policies, manage storage and networks, and more.