Huawei OceanStor data source

OnCommand Insight uses the Huawei OceanStor (REST/HTTPS) data source to discover inventory for Huawei OceanStor storage.


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

Vendor/Model Term OnCommand Insight Term
Storage Pool Storage Pool
File System Internal Volume
Controller Storage Node
FC Port (Mapped) Volume Map
Host FC Initiator (Mapped) Volume Mask
NFS/CIFS Share Share
Share iSCSI Target Node
iSCSI Link Initiator iSCSI Initiator Node
Disk Disk
LUN Volume


The following are requirements to configure and use this data collector:
  • Device IP
  • Credentials to access OceanStor device manager
  • Port 8088 must be available


Field Description
OceanStor Host IP Address IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the OceanStor Device Manager
User Name Name used to log into the OceanStor Device Manager
Password Password used to log into the OceanStor Device Manager

Advanced configuration

Field Description
TCP Port TCP Port used to connect to OceanStor Device Manager (default 8088 )
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 60 minutes)
Connection Timeout (sec) Connection timeout (default 60 seconds)