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    Managing NSM Administration

    Expand NSM Administration in the left navigation tree to access the options described in this section. These options are available only after installing NSM.

    The following sections explain how to use each of the NSM Administration options:

    Changing the Super User Password

    To change the super user password, select NSM Administration > NSM Super User Password. See Figure 1.

    Figure 1: Change Super User Password

    Change Super User Password

    Downloading NSM MIBS (Regional Server Only)

    To download any available MIBs, select NSM Administration > Download NSM MIBS, and then click Download MIB. See Figure 2.

    Figure 2: Download NSM MIBs

    Download NSM MIBs

    Exporting Audit Logs

    To export audit logs, select NSM Administration > Export Audit Logs. See Figure 3.

    Figure 3: Export Audit Logs

    Export Audit Logs

    To export an audit log to a csv file, select csv in the drop-down list box, and then enter the csv filename in the text box.

    To export an audit log to a system log server, select syslog in the drop-down list box, and then enter the server IP address, if it is not the local host.

    Exporting Device Logs (Regional Server Only)

    To export device logs, select NSM Administration > Export Device Logs. See Figure 4.

    Figure 4: Export Device Logs

    Export Device Logs

    Generating Reports (Regional Server Only)

    To generate reports, select NSM Administration > Generate Reports. See Figure 5.

    Figure 5: Generate Reports

    Generate Reports

    Note: The user is an NSM administrator and not an NSM4000 appliance user. Enter a username as domain/user, such as global/super.

    Modifying NSM Configuration Files

    To manually edit the GuiSrv.cfg, DevSvr.dfg and HaSvr.cfg files, select NSM Administration > Modify NSM Configuration Files. The example in Figure 6 shows the option to modify the GuiSvr.cfg file.

    Figure 6: NSM Configuration Files

    NSM Configuration Files

    Note: If you subsequently change the NSM4000 appliance configuration by using the nsm-setup utility, all manual changes to the configuration files are lost.

    Backing Up the NSM Database

    To configure backups of the NSM database, select NSM Administration > NSM Database Backup under NSM Administration. See Figure 7.

    Figure 7: Database Backup

    Database Backup

    Changing the NSM Management IP

    To change the IP address of the NSM management server, select NSM Administration > NSM Management IP under NSM Administration. See Figure 8.

    Figure 8: Change Management IP

    Change Management IP

    Scheduling Security Updates

    To schedule security updates, select NSM Administration > Schedule Security Updates. See Figure 9.

    Figure 9: Schedule Security Updates

    Schedule Security Updates

    Published: 2014-10-30