EMC Data Domain data source

This data source collects storage and configuration information from EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems. To add the data source, you must use specific configuration instructions and commands and be aware of data source requirements and usage recommendations.


OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the EMC Data Domain 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
Disk Disk
Array Storage
Port Port
Filesys Internal Volume
Mtree QTree
Quota Quota
NFS and CIFS share FileShare
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.



Field Description
IP address The IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the Data Domain storage array
User name The user name for the Data Domain storage array
Password The password for the Data Domain storage array

Advanced configuration

Field Description
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 20 minutes)
SSH Process Wait Timeout (sec) SSH process timeout (default 180 seconds)
SSH Port SSH service port