Cluster management responsibility matrix

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Most PowerScale cluster features are configurable by users using Google Cloud console and PowerScale Administration WebUI. Some advanced configuration changes require users to open a support ticket with Google Cloud. The procedure for opening a support ticket is described in Getting support for PowerScale on Google Cloud. The following table contains the configurable features of PowerScale along with their location and configurability options.

Feature category Feature Location Availability
Cluster Clusters overview Google Cloud console
Create an order Google Cloud console Self-service
List Self-service
Create Self-service
Update Self-service
Cluster name Self-service
Add/remove capacity to existing cluster Self-service
FQDN change Support ticket
Delete Self-service
Cluster Details Google Cloud console
Cluster Information Self-service
Clusters configure Self-service
Network In/Out Self-service
Capacity Used/Total Self-service
Read/Write Operations Count Self-service
File shares
Create and manage NFS and SMB fileshares Self-service
List Self-service
Create Self-service
Update Self-service
Delete Self-service
Google Cloud Networking Google Cloud console
VPC Peering for single VPC Self-service
VPC Peering with additional VPC Support ticket
Storage Administration Punchout WebUI
Access Overview Self-service
Cluster Management Network configuration
DNS servers Support ticket
File system
File system explorer
Explorer Self-service
Access zones
Single Access Zone Self-service
Authentication providers
Google Cloud Auth Provider Not supported
Active Directory Self-service
Active Directory Support ticket
LDAP Self-service
NIS Self-service
Local provider Self-service
File provider Self-service
Kerberos provider Self-service
Kerberos settings Self-service
Membership and roles
Users Self-service
Groups Self-service
Roles Not supported
User mapping Self-service
ACL policy settings Support ticket
Global provider settings Support ticket
SMB shares Self-service
Replication Self-service
Replication Support ticket
Default share settings
SMB server settings SMB V2, V3 enabled by default, open support ticket to disable.
NFS exports Self-service
NFS aliases Self-service
Export settings
Global settings NFS V3 enabled by default, NFS V4 available via support ticket.
Zone settings Self-service
HDFS Support ticket
Ranger plugin settings
Proxy users
Virtual racks
Data Protection Administration Punchout WebUI
Access Overview Self-service
Snapshots Self-service
Snapshots Support ticket
Snapshot schedules Self-service
Settings Self-service
SyncIQ Only unencrypted SyncIQ connection is supported
Summary Self-service
Policies Self-service
Reports Self-service
Local targets Self-service
Performance rules Self-service
Settings Self-service
File System SmartQuotas
Quotas and usage Self-service
Quota management Self-service
SmartPools Support ticket
Generated reports archive Self-service
Settings Self-service
Job Engine
Tree deletes Support ticket

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