How to increase the security in a NetApp system

  • Use putty to connect to the IP address of the NetApp management port
  • Log in with the Login and Password

Start the System Console

  • at the SP …> prompt type system console

To change the root and naroot passwords

  • type passwd
  • for the Login: question enter root
  • enter the new password
  • enter the new password again for verification
  • This step changes booth the root and naroot passwords.

To enable auditing

  • To check the current auditing status enter options cifs.audit
  • To enable auditing enter options cifs.audit.enable on
  • To automatically save the audit log enter
    • options cifs.audit.autosave.ontime.enable on
    • options cifs.audit.autosave.onsize.enable on
  • The file will be saved at /etc/log/adtlog.evt

To exit the System Console

  • Press Ctrl-D to exit the System Console
  • To see all events of the filer enter  events all

To exit the filer

  • Type exit to close the session

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