Configuration - General Settings

Catalog

System -> Configuration -> Catalog

TypeDescriptionExample

Administrator see everything

if it is enable : allow all "administrator accounts" to see all contents which are in the catalog.

If it is disable, the "administrator accounts" will not see the files they are not granted to see.

Default Filter

to hide in the catalog the hidden files (.*)

-file_name:(.*)

Cache Cleaning

System -> Configuration

ParametersDescriptionDefault value

Cleaning percent

If the available space (free space) is less than the defined percentage of the total size of cache,

the automatic cache cleaning is launched to free-up some space on the cache.

5%

Cleaning Interval

Task

ParametersDescription Default Value

Memory Threshold

Threshold of used memory preventing to start a new task.

80%

Rules Threshold

Threshold of the number of active tasks preventing the start of a new task.

20 tasks

Module Activation

In this section some module:

Module TypeDescriptionDefault Value

Audit - Data Access

Audit the file access into each Containers.

not activated

Audit - Data Management

Audit the actions done in the Console per user

activated

Debug Mode

Enable detailed debug trace generation. (1)

not activated

(1) to be enable for troubleshooting. The generated files can overload the system disk space (be careful)

Storage

For Tape Storage

TypeDescriptionDefault Value

Min. Time to remain in the cache before any actions

Define the number of seconds before a file is eligible for automatic cache cleaning.

900 sec.

Max. Tapes

Number of Tapes manage by Nodeum

15.000

LTFS unmount idle time

idle time after when LTFS will be unmounted (in minutes)

30 Min.

Tape unmount idle time

idle time after when Tape will be unmounted (in minutes)

60 Min.

Disable LTFS Compression on format

For ACSLS Server Configuration

This section is required if ACSLS Tape Library has to be used.

Complete the form to configure the ACSLS server.

Parameters description to complete:

ParametersDescriptionComments

IP Address

Complete IP address of the ACSLS Server

Required

User ID

User ID defined in the ACSLS configuration

Optional

Mapping Nodeum IP Address

IP address of the Nodeum server used to connect to the ACSLS server

Send Port

Port defined in ACSLS to accept request.

(0: uses any port)

Return Port

Define the return port used by ACSLS to send back a reply

(0: uses any port)

Server Timeout

Timeout of the ACSLS server to send back a reply

Start Local Port and Max Local Port

In security tight environments where firewalls are involved, it might be necessary to specify which range of source ports are in use in order to open them in the firewalls.

Start Local Port defines the starting port and Max Local Port defines the number of ports.

Timeout Local Port

Timeout on the local port connection

Refer to the official ACSLS documentation and configuration for more information about those different parameters.

Metadata

Define your file metadata and task metadata to apply during the workflow execution.

Different type of metadata can be configured:

  • Business Files Metadata

  • Tasks Metadata

Business Files Metadata

Add to your files Metadata to facilitate the search, to structure your data store. Create your Metadata and Apply them during a task execution.

With these metadata, you enrich your files.

To add a new Business Files Metadata:

  • complete the Name of the Metadata and comments

  • Choose a type of field : Characters, Multi Lines Characters, Checkbox or Radio Buttons.

If you select a Type CheckBox or Radio Button, you need to specify as well the values.

To add more values, press ENTER on the prior value.

Tasks Metadata

Add to your task Metadata to facilitate the search, to structure your data store. Create your Metadata and Apply them during a task execution.

With these metadata, you enrich your files.

To add a new Task Metadata

  • Complete the Name of the Metadata and comments about this Task Metadata.

  • Select the type of Task, this Metadata has to be used: Active Archive, Offline Archive, Data Exchange and/or Maintenance.

  • Choose a type of field : Characters, Multi Lines Characters, Checkbox or Radio Buttons.

Once the metadata is defined, you are ready to use it into the task creation interface.

Indexation Engine

System -> Configuration -> Indexation Engine

This section allows to monitor the status of the Indexation Engine service, specially the number of operation queued and the current operations.

The synchronization of the index is done automatically every-time a file is processed by Nodeum. In addition, this interface allows to force a manual execution of the synchronization.

API Security

System -> Configuration -> API Security

The API Cross-Origin (CORS) rule can be defined in this section. API key can also be created.

Both options includes capabilities to define the origins, path, methods for the CORS part and for the API key, scope per controller can be defined in association with the desired action.

Reset Wizard

System -> Configuration -> Reset Wizard

The reset wizard is advanced feature to clean the software configuration including also the historical information such as the executed tasks.

This feature includes two steps, the first one is to define the section you are looking to clean. Once selected, an Ansible playbook will be generated. The second step is about retrieving the playbook into a SSH session and execute it with rootaccess.

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