5.10 Installing NSMAdmin

NSMAdmin is the administrative interface for Novell Storage Manager. It can be installed on:

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, or 2008

IMPORTANT:Novell Storage Manager 4.1 introduces new database requirements for NSMAdmin. For details and requirements, see NSMAdmin Database User Setup in the Novell Storage Manager 4.1 for Active Directory Administration Guide.

  1. On the Windows server or workstation where you will run NSMAdmin, copy to a directory the NSM-AD_4_1.iso.

  2. Mount the NSM-AD_4_1.iso file.

  3. At the root of the NSM-AD_4_1.iso image, double-click the Windows folder.

  4. Double-click NSMAdmin-AD-Installer-4.1-xxxx.exe.

  5. When you are asked if you want to run this file, click Run.

  6. Agree to the licensing terms and conditions, then click Install.

  7. When you are notified that the setup was successful, click Run Admin Client.

    The NSMAdmin login dialog box appears.

  8. In the Engine field, specify the DNS name or IP address.

  9. In the Port field, specify the secure port number.

    The default setting is 3009.

  10. Specify the username and password.

    The user must be a member of the nsmadmins group to be able to log in.

  11. Click Login.

    If you are unable to log in, your proxy settings might be preventing you from doing so. Until you enter a proxy exception in your proxy settings, you can click Proxy and Logging Options, select Do not use a Proxy, then click Login.

  12. Proceed with Section 5.11, Authorizing the Event Monitor.