Endpoints Global Settings

Settings

To change configuration settings select the Settings menu from the left pane and switch to the appropriate tabs.

GENERAL tab

This section allows you some mail server settings.

General settings

In this section, you can configure the deployment server name and also enter the IP addresses allowed to connect to the server.
Note: The deployment link will be sent in the format: https://deployment.server.name/TOKEN
Confirm the settings with the Save button.

Customizations

In this section, you can configure the URLs to the support, product, and documentation website.

Staging Settings

In this section, you can configure a path to the staging directory that is used as a temporary disk for restore jobs

Email tab

In this section, you can configure access to SMPT as a relay to send e-mail messages from the Storware Endpoint server to the defined recipients.
To set up an e-mail server:
  1. 1.
    Click the Settings located in the top bar, this will move you to the Storware Endpoints configuration page
  2. 2.
    Click the General tab.
    1. 1.
      Provide the necessary information for the e-mail server configuration
      • E-mail address – address used to send e-mails from Storware Endpoints
      • Login – user name used to login to e-mail server (optional if the server requires authentication)
      • Server address - IP or DNS name of the e-mail server
      • Port - port of the e-mail server
      • Use SSL - check it "on" if SSL communication is required
      • SSL Port - TCP Port number used by the SSL SMTP server
      • Require Authentication - set to “on” if the server requires authentication
  3. 3.
    Click the Save button to apply changes.
  4. 4.
    If the server requires authentication then provide a password in the SET EMAIL SERVER PASSWORD section.
  5. 5.
    Click the UPDATE PASSWORD button to save the password.
TIP: You can test your configuration click SEND TEST EMAIL button

IBM Spectrum Protect tab

NOTE: If you are using Storware Endpoint virtual appliance, please change the Server address configuration. the Server address value should point to the Storware Endpoint server IP address that will be available for backup clients. For a virtual appliance, no further changes are required.
To set up a connection with the backup server:
  1. 1.
    Go to the Settings menu.
  2. 2.
    Click the IBM Spectrum Protect tab.
  3. 3.
    Enter all required IBM Spectrum Protect server settings:
    • Server address – IP/DNS name of Spectrum Protect Server
    • Port – Spectrum Protect client port
    • Administrative port – Spectrum Protect Administrative port (if different from client port)
    • Nodename – a nodname used by Storware Endpoint
  4. 4.
    Click the Save button.
  5. 5.
    Provide a password for the node in SET IBM SP PASSWORD section
  6. 6.
    Click the UPDATE PASSWORD button
To use the SSL connection between Endpoint Server, desktop clients, and IBM Spectrum Protect server, you have to upload the correct SP certificate. This certificate will be used by the server, and also will be distributed to all Storware Endpoints clients and used with the SSL connection between the client and the backup server.
If you already have a valid certificate file please follow the steps:
  1. 1.
    Go to the Settings menu.
  2. 2.
    Click the IBM Spectrum Protect tab.
  3. 3.
    Click the Upload certificate button and select the valid SP certificate file.
  4. 4.
    Check the Use SSL option.
  5. 5.
    Click the Save button to apply changes.

License tab

After installation or virtual appliance deployment, Endpoints Server is running in TRIAL mode for 30 days. After that time you need to provide a valid license key. __ To get a license key please contact our Storware sales team.
If you already have a valid license key please follow the steps:
  1. 1.
    Go to the Settings menu.
  2. 2.
    Click the License tab.
  3. 3.
    Click the Upload license button.
  4. 4.
    Select a license file.
  5. 5.
    Click the Open button to upload the license.

Logs tab

In this tab, you can set all parameters for Storware Endpoints server logs.
  1. 1.
    Click the Settings menu.
  2. 2.
    Provide max number of log files, log level (TRACE, DEBUG, INFO), max size of a single file, and set retention period in days.
  3. 3.
    Click the Save to apply changes.

Billing tab

In this section, you can assign client licenses to users and set billing period retention. This information is used by kodoadmin to charge all defined organizations in Storware Endpoints server separately.