Microsoft Hyper-V data source

For configuration, the Microsoft Hyper-V (WMI) data source requires the IP address or the resolvable DNS name for the physical host (hypervisor).


OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the Hyper-V 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
Virtual hard Disk Virtual Disk
Host Host
Virtual Machine Virtual Machine
Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV), Partition Volume Data Store
Internet SCSI Device, Multi Path SCSI LUN LUN
Fiber Channel Port Port
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.



Field Description
Physical Host IP Address The IP address or fully-qualified domain name for the physical host (hypervisor)
User Name Administrator user name doe the hypervisor
Password Password for the hypervisor
NT Domain The DNS name used by the nodes in the cluster

Advanced configuration

Field Description
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 20 minutes)
Connection Timeout (ms) Connection timeout (default 60000 ms)