How This Guide Is Organized
The LSA LSI Storage Authority Software User Guide contains the following sections.
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LSI Storage Authority Overview
The LSI Storage Authority (LSA) is a web-based application that enables you to monitor, maintain, troubleshoot, and configure the Broadcom MegaRAID products.
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LSI Storage Authority Features
The following tables outline the LSA features for MegaRAID controllers with respect to software features and firmware features.
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LSI Storage Authority Preinstallation, Postinstallation, and Upgrade Requirements
This section describes the tasks that you must complete before you install, after the installation is complete, and while upgrading the LSI Storage Authority.
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Types of Installation
This section provides information on the different types of LSI Storage Authority installers.
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Configuring HTTPS
This section provides instructions on how to configure HTTPS.
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Resetting Encryption Keys
This section provides information on how to reset encryption keys.
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Installing the LSI Storage Authority Software on the Microsoft Windows Operating System
This section provides the procedure for installing LSI Storage Authority Software on the Microsoft Windows operating system.
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Installing the LSI Storage Authority Software on the Linux Operating System
This section provides the information for installing LSI Storage Authority Software on the Linux operating system.
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Adding a Digital Signature and Enabling ASLR and DEP for LSI Utilities
The LSI Storage Authority software supports both address space layout randomization (ASLR) and data execution prevention (DEP).
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Managing Light Weight Agent
The section provides information on managing the Broadcom Light Weight Agent (LWA) software.
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Managing LSA on VMware ESXi Operating Systems
This section outlines the preinstallation and postinstallation requirements that are essential to run and manage LSA on the VMware ESXi operating systems.
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Performing Initial Configuration
After successfully installing the LSI Storage Authority, you must set up these initial configurations.
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Performing Initial Setup
After successfully logging into LSI Storage Authority, you must perform these initial setup tasks before proceeding.
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Server Dashboard
The Server dashboard displays the overall summary of the server and the devices that are attached to the server.
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Controller Dashboard
The Controller dashboard allows you to perform controller-related actions and view all the information pertaining to a controller.
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Configuration
This section details how to use the LSI Storage Authority software to create and modify storage configurations on systems with Broadcom controllers.
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Background Operations Support
This section describes the background operations that are supported by the LSI Storage Authority software.
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Managing Controllers
The LSI Storage Authority software enables you to monitor the activity of all the controllers in the system and the devices attached to them.
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Advanced Software
Advanced software offers premium features that the LSI Storage Authority software supports on certain RAID controllers.
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Managing Drive Groups
The LSI Storage Authority software lets you monitor the status of the drive groups and spanned drive groups.
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Managing Virtual Drives
The LSI Storage Authority software lets you perform various operations on the virtual drives.
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Managing Physical Drives
The LSI Storage Authority software lets you manage the physical drives that are connected to the controller.
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Managing Hardware Components
The LSI Storage Authority software enables you to manage the hardware components associated with the controller.
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Show Events
The LSI Storage Authority software monitors the activity and performance of the server and all of the controllers cards attached to it.
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Customizing the Theme of the LSI Storage Authority Software
You can customize the theme of the LSI Storage Authority software to create a uniform look and feel that matches your organization's brand.
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Introduction to the Light Weight Monitor System
The Broadcom Light Weight Monitor (LWM) software provides server monitoring capabilities.
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Installing the Light Weight Monitor System
This section provides information on installng the Light Weight Monitor System.
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Configuring the Light Weight Monitor System
This section provides information on how to configure the LWM agent.
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Configuring Alert Settings
This section provides information on how to configure alert settings.
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Introduction to RAID
This section describes a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), RAID functions and benefits, RAID components, RAID levels, and configuration strategies.
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Events and Messages
This section lists the events and messages that appear in the event log.
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HTTP Status Codes and Description
This section describes the meaning of the HTTP status codes.
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SAS Address Assignment Rule
This section provides information on how to calculate the PHY SAS address.
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Multi-Selection Threshold for Virtual and Physical Drives
The section provides information for selecting additional drives.
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Known Issues and Workarounds
The section contains a list of known issues and workarounds.
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Glossary
This glossary defines the terms and acronyms used in this document.
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Revision History
Revision History
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