The Control Station, represented by the Host class, is a dedicated management computer that monitors and controls cabinet components and allows access to the full functionality of the Celerra Network Server software. It contains utilities for installing and configuring the Celerra Network Server, maintaining the system, and monitoring system performance. The Control Station runs a set of programs that are collectively referred to as the Control Station software, and an VMware-customized version of Linux as its operating system. The Control Station provides the Celerra Manager, a web interface for Celerra administration.

Celerra Control Station is discovered as a Host by IP. Host (Celerra control system) is defined by SystemsPackagedIn relationship with NASChassis. Conversely, NASChassis has a PackagesSystems relationship with FileServer and Host.