NOTE: If you click No, you bypass the initial system configuration process, and the DR Series System Dashboard page is displayed. However, when you next log in to the DR Series system, you are prompted to perform the initial system configuration process again with the Initial System Configuration Wizard page is displayed.
2 In the Settings pane of the Initial Configuration — Change Administrator Password page, complete the following:
▪ In Current Password, enter the current administrator password.
▪ In New Password, enter the new administrator password.
▪ In Retype New Password, enter the new administrator password again to confirm it.
3 Click Next to continue with the initial configuration process.The Initial Configuration — Networking page is displayed.
For detailed configuration information, see the “Configuring the DR Series System Settings” topic in the Quest DR Series System Administrator Guide. The “Configuring the DR Series System Settings” topic addresses topics such as:The information presented in Managing storage containers is specific to the integration with vRanger. For more information on integrating vRanger with a Quest DR Series system Rapid Data Access (RDA) repository, see the Quest vRanger User’s Guide.After initialization, the DR Series system contains a single default container named backup. Containers function like a shared file system, which can be assigned a connection type of None (to be defined later), NFS/CIFS, or RDA (includes RDS clients). Containers can then be accessed using NFS, CIFS, or RDA.
By default, the DR Series system provides a container named backup for your use after you complete the basic system configuration and initialization process. You can create additional containers to store your data as needed.
Containers function like a shared file system that can be accessed using the following connection types:
• Choosing the None or unassigned connection type lets you create containers that can be configured later as needed. To modify a container configured with a None connection type, select the container, click Edit, and start configuring it as applicable.
1 Select Storage > Containers.The Containers page displays all existing containers.
2 Click Create.
3 In Container Name on the Create New Container dialog box, type the name of the container.Container names cannot exceed 32 characters in length, and can be composed of any combination of the following characters:
4 In Marker Type, select Auto.Selecting Auto marker type enables all marker types to be detected. As a best practice, if you have only one type of DMA with traffic directed to a container, it is best to select the corresponding marker type. As a best practice, if you have traffic from a DMA that is not one of the supported marker types, it is best to disable marker detection for the container by selecting the None marker type.
5 In Connection Type, select RDA.
6 In RDA type on the RDA pane, select RDS.
7 In Capacity, select one of the following options allowed per container:
NOTE: When RDS is selected, by default, Unlimited is selected. Under Capacity, the Size field is inactive.
▪ Unlimited: This option defines the allowed amount of incoming raw data per container — based on the physical capacity of the container.
▪ Size: This option defines a set limit in Gigabytes (GiB) for incoming raw data allowed per container.
8 Click Create a New Container, or click Cancel to display the Containers page.After creating the container, the Containers page is displayed and includes a Successfully Added dialog box. The list of containers in the Containers summary table is updated with your new container — and its new status is reflected as N/A in the Replication column of this table.
NOTE: There are many more configurations that may be required for proper operation of the DR Series appliance in your environment. For complete information on configuring your DR Series, see the Quest DR Series System Administrator Guide.
Before installing vRanger and the DR Series appliance, ensure that you read and understand the requirements and operation of both products. The following topics summarize the system requirements for vRanger. The information is a summary only. Before implementing vRanger, review the Quest vRanger Installation/Upgrade Guide.
IMPORTANT: You must use a supported version of vRanger and the DR Series system. For more information, see Product requirements for integration.