HP CommandView AE data source

The HP CommandView Advanced Edition (AE) and CommandView AE CLI/SMI (AE Lite) data sources support inventory and performance from a CommandView (also referred to as HiCommand) Device Manager server.

Terminology

OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the HP CommandView AE and AE Lite data sources. 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
PDEV Disk
Journal Pool Disk Group
Storage Array Storage
Port Controller Storage Node
Array Group, DP Pool Storage Pool
Logical Unit, LDEV Volume
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.

Inventory Requirements

Performance Requirements

Configuration

Field Description
HiCommand Server IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the HiCommand Device Manager server
User Name User name for the HiCommand Device Manager server.
Password Password used for the HiCommand Device Manager server.
Devices - USP, USP V, VSP/R600 Storages Device list for VSP G1000 (R800), VSP (R700), HUS VM (HM700) and USP storages. Each storage requires:
  • Array's IP: IP address of the storage
  • User Name: User name for the storage
  • Password: Password for the storage
  • Folder Containing Export Utility JAR Files: The folder containing the Export utility .jar files

SNM2Devices - WMS/SMS/AMS Storages

Device list for WMS/SMS/AMS storages. Each storage requires:

  • Array's IP: IP address of the storage
  • Storage Navigator CLI Path: SNM2 CLI path
  • Account Authentication Valid: Select to choose valid account authentication
  • User Name: User name for the storage
  • Password: Password for the storage
Choose Tuning Manager for Performance Choose Tuning Manager for performance and override other performance options
Tuning Manager Host IP address or fully-qualified domain name of tuning manager
Tuning Manager Port Port used for Tuning Manager
Tuning Manager Username User name for Tuning Manager
Tuning Manager Password password for Tuning Manager
Note: In HDS USP, USP V, and VSP, any disk can belong to more than one array group.

Advanced configuration

Field Description
HiCommand Server Port Port used for the HiCommand Device Manager
HTTPs Enabled Select to enable HTTPs
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 40 minutes)
Choose 'Exclude' or 'Include' to specify a list Specify whether to include or exclude the array list below when collecting data
Exclude or Include Devices Comma-separated list of device ID's or array names to include or exclude
Query Host Manager Select to query host manager
HTTP Timeout (sec) HTTP connection timeout (default 60 seconds)
Performance Polling Interval (sec) Interval between performance polls (default 300 seconds)
Export timeout in seconds Export utility timeout (default 300 seconds)