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Adding Directories
Adding Directories
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Adding Directories

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  1. From the Data Management tab, select the File Distribution tab -> Files tab.
  2. Click the parent directory link, and then click Add -> Directory from the Toolbar.
  3. Grid Manager adds a new directory to the parent directory and gives it the default name NewDirectory. You can modify the directory name and permissions, as described in Modifying Directories.

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Modifying Directories
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Modifying Directories

  1. From the Data Management tab, select the File Distribution tab -> Files tab.
  2. Select a directory check box checkbox and click the Edit icon.
  3. The Directory editor provides the following tabs from which you can modify data:
    • General: You can modify the directory name here, except for the Root directory.
    • Virtual TFTP Root: You can add an IP Address, a Network or a Range of IP addresses to support VMware ESX hosts who need different PXE boot images based on where they are in the network.
    • Permissions: You can add or delete admin permissions in this tab. For information, see About Administrative Permissions.
  4. Save the configuration and click Restart if it appears at the top of the screen.
    You can also select a directory and click the Delete icon to delete it.

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    When you delete a directory, the appliance automatically removes all its contents in that directory.


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  1. From the Data Management tab, select the File Distribution tab -> Files tab.
  2. Select the directory check box checkbox and click the Edit icon.
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    In the Directory editor select Virtual TFTP Root. Click the Add icon and select one of the following:
    • IP Address: This creates a virtual TFTP directory that the clients from a specified IP address will see as the root directory.
    • Network: This creates a virtual TFTP directory that the clients on a specified network will see as the root directory.
    • Range: This creates a virtual TFTP directory that the clients in a specified range of IP addresses will see as the root directory.
  4. From the drop-down in the Member column, select the member on which to make the virtual TFTP root directory.
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    In the Address/Network column, enter a value:
    • IP Address: Enter the IP address of the client that will have access to the virtual TFTP root directory. This IP address must be on the allow list in the TFTP access control list.
    • Network: Enter a network address using the format 10.0.0.0/24. This allows all clients in that network to access the virtual TFTP root directory. This network address must be on the allow list in the TFTP access control list.
    • Range: Enter the first IP address in the range Address/Network column, and the last IP address in the range in the End column. This allows all clients in that range to access the virtual TFTP root directory. This range must be on the allow list in the TFTP access control list.
  6. Click Save & Close. Click Restart if it appears at the top of the screen.
  7. To create more virtual TFTP root directories, repeat Steps 3 through 5.

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Viewing Directories From the Files Tab
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Viewing Directories From the Files Tab

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  • Sort the information in ascending or descending order by columns.
  • Use the breadcrumb to go to a specific directory.
  • Use filters and the Go to function to narrow down the list. With the autocomplete feature, you can just enter the first few characters of an object name in the Go to field and select the object from the possible matches.
  • Create a quick filter to save frequently used filter criteria. For information, see Using Quick Filters.
  • Modify some of the data in the table. Double click a row of data, and either edit the data in the field or select an item from a drop-down list. Note that some fields are read-only. For more information about this feature, see Modifying Data in Tables.
  • Print and export the information in this panel.
  • Add a directory or a file. For information, see Adding Directories and Managing Files.
  • Open and edit a directory. For information, see Modifying Directories.