Global settings

Global settings let the administrator configure various options used to control CloudByte ElastiStor. For example, email configuration.

This section lists the global settings options available on the ElastiCenter.

Option Description Default Value
alert.email.addresses Comma separated list of email addresses used for sending alerts.

abc@cloudbyte.com

alert.email.enable If true, enables sending emails. TRUE
alert.email.sender Sender of alert email (in the From header of the email).
alert.email.severity By default (4-INFO), set the level to 1 for ERROR, 2 for CRITICAL, 3 for WARNING, 4 for INFO 4
alert.smtp.host SMTP hostname used to send email alerts. localhost
alert.smtp.password Password for SMTP authentication (applies only if alert.smtp.useAuth is true).
alert.smtp.port Port the SMTP server is listening on.

587

alert.smtp.useAuth If true, use SMTP authentication when sending emails. FALSE
alert.smtp.username Username for SMTP authentication (applies only if alert.smtp.useAuth is true).
alert.wait Null

1800

autoSupport.config.details Send configuration details to CloudByte as part of auto support email. Yes
autosupport.httpnotify.apikey API key of CloudByte auto support server.

 

autosupport.httpnotify.enable Send HTTP post request to CloudByte auto support server.

FALSE

autosupport.httpnotify.ipaddress IP address of CloudByte auto support server.

 

autoSupport.infastructure.statistics Send infrastructure statistics to CloudByte as part of auto support email. Yes
autoSupport.product.alerts Send product related alerts to CloudByte as part of auto support email Yes
autoSupport.reg.details Send registration details to CloudByte as part of auto support email.

Yes

autoSupport.tenant.statistics Send tenant statistics to CloudByte as part of auto support email. Yes
bad.disk.threshold The number of defects grown on disk that will declare it as a bad disk. 512
cache.multiplication.factor Specify how many cache READs equal a disk READ. The default value is 3 which means 1 disk READ equals 3 cache READs. Only a value between 2 and 6 is supported. 3
devman.backup.files.retain Number of backup files to be retained. 5
devman.backup.path Path of ElastiCenter backups directory. /var/devman/backups
devman.backup.scheduling.interval ElastiCenter backup interval time in a day. 1
devman.build.number Build number of ElastiStor available in /cbdir/buildversion
monitor.purge.retain.days Number of days that the data has to be retained for. 60
monitor.qos.stats.interval The time interval (in seconds) taken for QoS statistics to be retrieved from Nodes. 300
monitor.refresh.interval The time interval (in seconds) required to refresh the Storage Volumes page. 300
monitor.storage.stats.interval The time interval (in seconds) taken for storage statistics to be retrieved from Nodes. 300
monitor.system.purge.retain.days Number of days that the data has to be retained for. 7
no.of.nodes.per.hagroup Limiting number of nodes in a HA Group  
project.invite.required If invitation confirmation is required when add account to project. Default value is false false
provisioning.sb.algo Algorithm used for auto provisioning Storage Volume. Best Fit
provisioning.sb.auto Enable or Disable Auto-Provisioning of Storage Volumes. Specify yes to Enable and No to Disable. No
provisioning.tsm.algo Algorithm used for auto provisioning VSM. Best Fit
provisioning.tsm.auto Enable or Disable auto provisioning of VSMs. Specify yes to Enable and No to Disable. No
qos.penalty.allowed.delta Percentage (as a value between 1 and 100) upto which penalty will be not be considered 10
qos.penality.blocksize Standard blocksize (in KB) per IOPS, used in provisioning and penality enforcement. 4
qos.penalty.blocksize.factor Considers block size for penalty caclulations. Specify yes to Enable and No to Disable. no
qos.penalty.cachehit.factor Considers cache hit for penalty caclulations. Specify yes to Enable and No to Disable. no
qos.penalty.enforcement.timeinterval The time interval (in seconds) for whichpenalty has to be applied on QoS values. 300
qos.penalty.readwrite.factor Considers reads vs writes for penalty caclulations. Specify yes to Enable and No to Disable. no
read.multiplication.factor Specify how many READs equal a WRITE. The default value is 4 which means 1 WRITE equals 4 READs. Only a value between 3 and 6 is supported. 4
report.email.sender Sender of alert email (will be in the From header of the email).  
report.smtp.host SMTP hostname used for sending out email alerts. local host
report.smtp.password Password for SMTP authentication (applies only if alert.smtp.useAuth is true).  
report.smtp.port Port the SMTP server is listening on. 587
report.smtp.useAuth If true, use SMTP authentication when sending emails. FALSE
report.smtp.username Username for SMTP authentication (applies only if alert.smtp.useAuth is true).  
system.vm.local.storage.required Null FALSE
ui.protocol.enablefc Enable/Disable all FC-related options from ElastiCenter. TRUE
ui.protocol.enablehaadmincreation Enable/Disable haAdmin creation options from ElastiCenter. FALSE
ui.protocol.enablezilmirroring Enable/Disable Zil mirroring creation options from ElastiCenter. FALSE
provisioning.uncontrolled.iops Enable/Disable provisioning with uncontrolled (zero) IOPS. Specify TRUE to enable. FALSE
alert.qos.throttling.percentage Sends an alert if the throttled IOPS percentage exceeds the specified value and if alert.qos.throttle.count is encountered for the specified number of times. 20
alert.qos.throttle.count Sends an alert if the number of consistent throttling exceeds the specified value and alert.qos.throttling.percentage exceeds the specified value. 10
devman.enable.ipspaces Enable/Disable the Assigning real IP spaces feature. False