EMC CLARiiON (NaviCLI) data source

Before configuring this data source, make sure that the EMC Navisphere CLI is installed on the target device and on the Insight server. The Navisphere CLI version must match the firmware version on the controller. For performance data collection, statistics logging must be turned on.

NaviSphere Command Line Interface syntax

naviseccli.exe -h <IP address> -user <user> -password <password> -scope
<scope,use 0 for global scope> -port <use 443 by default> command


OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the EMC CLARiiON 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
Storage Storage
Storage Processor Storage Node
Thin Pool, RAID Group Storage Pool
LUN Volume
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.



Field Description
CLARiiON storage IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the CLARiiON Storage
User Name Name used to log into the CLARiiON storage device.
Password Password used to log into the CLARiiON storage device.
CLI Path to navicli.exe path or naviseccli.exe path Full path to the navicli.exe OR naviseccli.exe executable

Advanced configuration

Field Description
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 40 minutes)
Use Secure Client (naviseccli) Select to use secure client (navseccli)
Scope The secure client scope. The default is Global.
CLARiiON CLI Port Port used for CLARiiON CLI
Inventory External Process Timeout (sec) External process timeout (default 1800 seconds)
Performance Poll Interval (sec) Interval between performance polls (default 300 seconds)
Performance External process timeout (sec) External process timeout (default 1800 seconds)