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Chapter 2. Introduction to the Admin Console
The web-based DX Storage Admin Console provides administrative, monitoring, and maintenance
features for a DX Storage cluster. At a glance, you can view the status of the cluster, of individual
nodes, and nodes' volumes. You can start up or shut down a node or the entire cluster, view health
status, and view detailed monitoring statistics.
To learn more about the Admin Console, see one of the following topics:
• Section 2.1, “Accessing the Admin Console”
• Section 2.2, “Initial View of the Admin Console”
• Section 2.3, “Printing the Admin Console”
• Section 2.4, “Viewing License Information”
2.1. Accessing the Admin Console
To connect to the Admin Console, enter one of the following URLs in your browser's address or
• Using a CSN:
If you are using a CSN, see the DX Object Storage Cluster Services Node (CSN) Installation and
Configuration Guide for more information about managing your storage cluster.
• Not using a CSN (that is, accessing a DX Storage node directly:
For example, if one of the DX Storage nodes has the IP address 10.20.30.101, enter
2.2. Initial View of the Admin Console
The Admin Console has two views of the cluster: the cluster status page and the node status page.
2.2.1. Viewing the Cluster Status Page
When you initially log in to the Admin Console, the cluster status page displays as follows.