If the Administrator user's password was changed in the previous version of HAFM, the
password is not migrated. Instead, it reverts to the default password of password.
Post-upgrade configuration tasks
After upgrading to HAFM 8.x, you should perform the tasks in the following sections:
General HAFM configuration
User configuration—Perform the tasks in "Configuring an HAFM Appliance" and "Managing
Users" in the HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager user guide. Although user data from earlier
HAFM versions is migrated, there are additional tasks that you must perform, such as
configuring e-mail addresses and filtering event notifications.
Call-Home—To set up the call home feature, specify the support center information through the
call home configuration (Call Home icon in the HAFM desktop). If you are upgrading from a
previous release of the application, all of your call home settings are preserved. You must also
enable call home notification through the Event Notification option under the Monitor menu. For
details see the HP StorageWorks HA-Fabric Manager user guide.
Event notification—This feature includes configuring e-mail and call home event notification. See
"Finding HAFM 7.x functions in HAFM
Note that all e-mail addresses entered in the HAFM 6.x or 7.x Configure E-Mail dialog box
migrates to the HAFM 8.x E-mail Notification Setup user list under one user. You have to modify
the user list in HAFM 8.x to assign addresses to individual users. See the HP StorageWorks
HA-Fabric Manager user guide for instructions.
Configuring SAN devices—Perform applicable procedures described in the HP StorageWorks
HA-Fabric Manager user guide. These procedures include steps for configuring Enterprise Fabric
Mode (if installed), configuring fabric binding (if installed), and configuring trap forwarding.
Upgrading remote clients
To log into the HAFM appliance as a remote client and use HAFM 8.x, you must download the
client application to your system. Supported operating systems include Windows, Solaris, HP-UX,
AIX, and Linux.
To upgrade an HAFM client on a remote system, use the following procedure.
Make sure that HAFM is not running on the remote machine.
Open an Internet browser.
Type the IP address of the HAFM appliance in the Location (or Address) box on the browser, and
then press Enter.
When the remote client installation screen appears, select the appropriate download for your
Follow instructions in the configuration wizard to install the client to your system.
To start the application:
• On Windows systems, click Start > Programs > HP StorageWorks ha-fabric manager 8.8 >
• On UNIX systems, enter./HAFM_Client.
Upgrading to HAFM 8.8
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