3PAR InServ data source

OnCommand Insight uses the 3PAR InServ (Firmware 2.2.2+, SSH) data source to discover inventory for HP 3PAR StoreServ storage arrays.


OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the 3PAR InServ 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
Physical Disk Disk
Storage System Storage
Controller Node Storage Node
Common Provisioning Group Storage Pool
Virtual Volume Volume
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.



Field Description
Cluster IP IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the InServ cluster
User Name User name for the InServ Server
Password Password used for the InServ Server
SMI-S Host IP IP address of the SMI-S Provider Host
SMI-S User Name User name for the SMI-S Provider Host
SMI-S Password Password used for the SMI-S Provider Host

Advanced Configuration

Field Description
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 40 minutes)
Exclude Devices Comma-separated list of device IPs to exclude
SSH Process Wait Timeout (sec) SSH process timeout (default 60 seconds)
Number of SSH Retries Number of SSH retry attempts
SSH Banner Wait Timeout (sec) SSH banner wait timeout (default 20 seconds)
SMI-S Port Port used by SMI-S Provider Host
Protocol Protocol used to connect to the SMI-S provider
SMI-S namespace SMI-S namespace
Performance Poll Interval (sec) Interval between performance polls (default 300 seconds)
Number of SMI-S Connection Retries Number of SMI-S connection retry attempts