Accessing the maintenance console options of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA

You can manage your application, system, and network configurations by using the maintenance console of the virtual appliance for Virtual Storage Console (VSC), VASA Provider, and Storage Replication Adapter (SRA). You can change your administrator password and maintenance password. You can also generate support bundles, set different log levels, view and manage TLS configurations, and start remote diagnostics.

Before you begin

You must have installed VMware tools after deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Access the Summary tab of your deployed virtual appliance.
  2. Click to start the maintenance console.
    You can access the following maintenance console options:
    Application Configuration

    The following options are available:

    • Display server status summary
    • Start Virtual Storage Console service
    • Stop Virtual Storage Console service
    • Start VASA Provider and SRA service
    • Stop VASA Provider and SRA service
    • Change 'administrator' user password
    • Re-generate certificates
    • Hard reset keystore and certificates
    • Hard reset database
    • Change LOG level for Virtual Storage Console service
    • Change LOG level for VASA Provider and SRA service
    • Display TLS configuration
    • Enable TLS protocol
    • Disable TLS protocol
    System Configuration

    The following options are available:

    • Reboot virtual machine
    • Shutdown virtual machine
    • Change 'maint' user password
    • Change time zone
    • Change NTP server

      You can provide an IPv6 address for your NTP server.

    • Enable/Disable SSH Access
    • Increase jail disk size (/jail)
    • Upgrade
    • Install VMware Tools
    Network Configuration

    The following options are available:

    • Display IP address settings
    • Change IP address settings

      You can use this option to change the IP address post deployment to IPv6.

    • Display domain name search settings
    • Change domain name search settings
    • Display static routes
    • Change static routes

      You can use this option to add an IPv6 route.

    • Commit changes
    • Ping a host

      You can use this option to ping to an IPv6 host.

    • Restore default settings
    Support and Diagnostics

    The following options are available:

    • Generate support bundle
    • Access diagnostic shell
    • Enable remote diagnostic access