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Archive Manager 5.6 - Administration Guide

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Storage location

Storage location and migration

The storage location and migration pages allow you to configure the storage location and migrate attachments from the current storage location to another storage location.

Prerequisites

Storage Location tab

The Storage Location link is located on the navigation bar of the Archive Manager Administration website. Click this link to access the Storage Location page. All existing storage locations are displayed here.

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Click the Click here to create a new Storage Location link to view the Storage Location page.

If File System is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

Server and Share Name: The Path of attachment store share.
Store message data for compliance: Select this check box if you want to keep a copy of your message archive outside of the message database.
Compliance Directory Path: The location of the compliance archive.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.

If EMC Centera is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

EMC Centera Connection String: The location of the .pea file.
Store message data for compliance: Select this check box if you want to keep a copy of your message archive outside of the message database.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.

If Bridgehead HDR is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

This storage option is deprecated and supported for customers with existing Bridgehead HDR hardware; only upgrades are supported.

Bridgehead HDRHOME location: The location of the HT data repository, usually stored in the HDRHOME environment variable.
Bridgehead Library path: Use the following path, not the path listed on the BridgeHead HDR Store Setup screen: <archive_manager_home>\Bridgehead\HDRDataStream.dll
Repository ID: The HT repository ID. This value must be a number.
Application Name: The HT data application name. This is usually AfterMail or ArchiveManager.
Store message data for compliance: Select this check box if you want to keep a copy of your message archive outside of the message database.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.

If IBM DR550 is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

This storage option is deprecated and supported for customers with existing IBM DR550 hardware; only upgrades are supported.

Host: The host to connect to.
Node: The Node name.
Port: A port to connect to. If this field is left blank, the default port number of 1500 is used.
Username: The user name to use to sign in to the IBM DR550.
Password: The password that will be used to sign in to IBM DR550.
Open storage in: Select one of the two options: Backup mode is optimized for faster retrieval. Archive mode is optimized for better space utilization.
File Space for Attachments/File Path for Attachments: The File Space and File Path where attachments will go. It is recommended that you use the default settings.
Store message Data for Compliance: Like other storage types, users can choose to save copies of all of the email to be stored in external storage. This check box controls the behavior.
File Space for Messages/File Path for Messages: The File Space and File Path where messages stored for compliance will go. It is recommended that you use the default settings.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.
Test: Click this button to test that the user input is valid, and the IBM DR550 storage can be reached.

If NetApp SnapLock is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

Share name: The path to the volume. The format is \\computer name or IP address\volume name.
Retention Mode: Select one of the following three options:
If you select SnapLock Default, Archive Manager uses SnapLock's default time to store messages.
If you select Archive Manager Default, enter the following Retention Time settings:
If you select SnapLock Compliance, there is a minimum of 0 days and a maximum of 30 years. The default is the maximum of 30 years. If you are running SnapLock Enterprise, the default is the minimum of 0 days.
Store message data for compliance: Select this check box if you want to keep a copy of your message archive outside of the message database.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.
Login: The account name used to connect to the SnapLock volume.
Password: The password for the account used to connect to the SnapLock volume.
Hostname: The name of the SnapLock volume.
Test: Click this button to test that the user input is valid.

If Caringo DX is selected as the storage location, enter the following information:

Hosts: The hosts to connect to. Multiple hosts are entered in a comma-separated list.
Port: The port to connect to.
Username: The User Name to connect to the Caringo service.
Password: The password for the account used to connect to the Caringo service.

The following additional information may be defined for a Caringo DX storage location.

Cluster Name: The name of the cluster for the Caringo DX storage location.
Proxy Address: The cluster reverse proxy IP address.
Proxy Port: The cluster reverse proxy access port.
Max Retries: The maximum number of times to retry a command on a communication or server failure.
Max Stored Connections: The maximum number of connections stored in the connection pool.
Connection Timeout: The time in seconds that a request will wait for a connection and for activity on a request.
Pool Timeout: The time in seconds that the connection pool will store an open connection.
Locator Retry Timeout: The amount of time the locator should wait before retrying a previously discarded host address.
Realm: The Caringo security domain/realm.
Bucket: The name of the container within the device.
Hash Type: The hash algorithm to use to verify content integrity.
Named: Check to enable the use of Named objects. Uncheck to use automatically generated UUIDs (Unique User IDs).
Validate: Check to enable content integrity verification.
Replicate: Check to enable immediate replication of objects as they are stored.
Store message Data for Compliance: Like other storage types, users can choose to save copies of all of the email to be stored in external storage. This check box controls the behavior.
Default Storage Location: Select this to check box to remove the existing default storage location and set the current storage location as the default. Only one default storage location is allowed.
Test: Click this button to test that the user input is valid, and the Caringo DX storage can be reached.
To edit a storage location, click the Edit button to the left of the Type column.
To delete a storage location, click the Delete button located to the left of the Type column.
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