HPE Nimble data source

The HPE Nimble data collector supports inventory and performance data for HPE Nimble storage arrays.


OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the HPE Nimble data source. For each asset type acquired by Insight, the most common terminology used for this asset is shown. When viewing or troubleshooting this data source, keep the following terminology in mind:

Vendor/Model Term Insight Term
Array Storage
Disk Disk
Pool Storage Pool
Volume Volume
Initiator Storage Host Alias
Controller Storage Node
Fibre Channel Interface Controller
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.



Field Description
Array Management IP Address Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or array management IP address.
User Name User name for the Nimble array
Password Password for the Nimble array

Advanced configuration

Field Description
Port Port used by Nimble REST API. The default is 5392.
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 60 minutes)

Note: The default performance poll interval is 300 seconds and can not be changed. This is the only interval supported by Nimble.