Configuring the Network

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Setup up a network by assigning static IP addresses to the interfaces in the nodes.

Procedure

  1. Power on the nodes.

    Recommended: Power on 3 un-configured nodes at a time. (If you have more than 3 un-configured nodes, you can add the other nodes later.)

    Tip:

    • Press <Alt> + <Ctrl> + <F2> if the login prompt is not displayed.

    • Note down the serial number (Hostname) for the node. This will be useful to identify the node during setup.

  2. Login to a node using the following credentials:

    Login: root

    Password: cvadmin

    Note: This password can be changed during setup.

  3. Navigate to the following folder:

    /opt/commvault/MediaAgent
  4. Execute the following command to generate an input configuration file for the data protection network:

    ./cvconfignw.py -g <output configuration file path for data protection network>
  5. Edit the configuration file to add the device name, IP address, gateway and name server details.

    [network]

    ipaddr =

    gateway =

    nameserver1 =

    nameserver2 =

    nameserver3 =

    netmask =

    device =

    vlanid =

    For example, the entries in this file should be similar to the following:

    Note: vlanid should be left blank for this installation.

    [network]

    ipaddr =10.1.5.21

    gateway =10.1.5.1

    nameserver1 =10.10.1.199

    nameserver2 =100.10.1.200

    nameserver3 =

    netmask =255.255.255.0

    device =enpsf3

    vlanid =
  6. Execute the following command to generate an input configuration file for the Storage Pool network:

    ./cvconfignw.py -g <output configuration file path for storage pool network>
  7. Edit the configuration file to add the device name and IP address.

    Note: The entries for the gateway and nameservers should be left blank for the Storage Pool network. (vlanid is not applicable for this configuration.)

    For example, the entries in this file should be similar to the following:

    [network]

    ipaddr =102.11.11.71

    gateway =

    nameserver1 =

    nameserver2 =

    nameserver3 =

    netmask =255.255.255.0

    device =enpsf4

    vlanid =
  8. Execute the following command to apply the settings for the Data Protection network:

    ./cvconfignw.py -c <config file path>

    Repeat the step to apply the settings for the Storage Pool Network.

  9. Repeat these steps in the other nodes.