Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6

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Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6

  1. 1. Remote Snapshot Control with API of Data Storage Software V6Software Version: DSS ver. 6.00 up10Presentation updated: October 2010
  2. 2. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 TO SET UP REMOTE SNAPSHOT CONTROL WITH API, PERFORM THE FOLLOWING STEPS: 1. Download and install OpenSSH for Windows 2. Create an iSCSI Logical Volume with Snapshot 3. Settings API configuration on DSS V6 4. Issue the „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” and „stop” options www.open-e.com 2
  3. 3. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 1. Download and install OpenSSH for WindowsDownload OpenSSH fromhttp://sshwindows.sourceforge.net/download and install on your PC. www.open-e.com 3
  4. 4. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 2. Create iSCSI Logical Volume with SnapshotAfter logging on the DSS V6 pleasego to „CONFIGURATION” tab,Volume manager and Vol. groups.Next select the appropriate volumegroup (vg00) from the list on the leftand in Volume manager functioncreate a new iSCSI volume of therequired size.In order to confirm click applybutton. www.open-e.com 4
  5. 5. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 2. Create iSCSI Logical Volume with SnapshotAfter reloading the page in thefield Action select “newsnapshot “ of the required size (in this example 10 Gb), andclick apply button. www.open-e.com 5
  6. 6. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 2. Create iSCSI Logical Volume with SnapshotNext in Snapshot definitionfunction assign appropriatelogical volume (in this examplelv0000) , and click apply button.HINT:For additional details about creatingtargets for the logical volume and thesnapshot volume, please refer to thedocuments in the How-to Resourcessection on the web. www.open-e.com 6
  7. 7. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 3. Settings API configuration on DSS V6Next please go to „SETUP” tab,”administrator”. In APIConfiguration function, checkbox „Use API” and in field„Password”, please enter thePassword and retype password. In order to confirm click applybutton.After reloading page, click on„Show advanced” www.open-e.com 7
  8. 8. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 3. Settings API configuration on DSS V6Please click on generate anddownload button. www.open-e.com 8
  9. 9. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 3. Settings API configuration on DSS V6Next, save the generated keyinto a local folder, e.g. C:API. www.open-e.com 9
  10. 10. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Syntax examples for the SSH command using the key: ssh -i path_to_the_downloaded_key -2 -p 22223 -l api ip_address command •option: -i sets the path to the downloaded key file, •option: -2 sets the version of the SSH protocol used for the connection, •option: -p sets the connection port (default: 22223), •option: -l sets the user (the user must be api), •option: ip_address sets the IP address of the storage server you want to connect to, •option: command; the command consist of the command name and optional parameters and optional object names. HINT: In order to list the full command set, please issue the help command. If you enter a command with missing parameters or missing object name thy system will prompt with full syntax of the command. Once complete command is entered it will run at once and non- interactive. A user script with API commands must be executed first on a testing system, not on a production system. www.open-e.com 10
  11. 11. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6Please run the DOS command promptbox and change directory to the 4. Issuing „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” anddirectory where you have saved thekey, e.g.: C:API „stop” options Please enter theHINT: "snapshot_task" API commandEntering the command line, please use the tab key for with "start" optionauto-complete of the program and key path or name www.open-e.com 11
  12. 12. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 4. Issuing „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” and „stop” optionsPlease check the snapshotstatus in GUI menu: STATUStab, Tasks. It must show “inuse/active". www.open-e.com 12
  13. 13. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6You can check the snapshotstatus with the following API 4. Issuing „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” andcommand: "snapshot_task" withoption "status". „stop” options The API commandHINT: "snapshot_task status" returnsEntering the command line please use tab key for status: "active"auto-complete of the program and key path or name www.open-e.com 13
  14. 14. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6In order to stop the snapshotremotely, please issue 4. Issuing „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” and„snapshot_task” command withoption „stop” „stop” optionsHINT:Entering the command line please use tab key forauto-complete of the program and key path or name www.open-e.com 14
  15. 15. Remote Snapshot Control with API of DSS V6 Data Storage Software (DSS) Address IP:192.168.0.220 4. Issuing „snapshot_task” command with „start”, „status” and „stop” optionsNow the function STATUS tab,Tasks, tasks show no activesnapshot. www.open-e.com 15
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