EMC VPLEX data source

For configuration, this data source requires an IP address of the VPLEX server and an administrative level domain account.

Terminology

OnCommand Insight acquires the following inventory information from the EMC VPLEX 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
Cluster Storage
Engine Storage Node
Device, System Extend Backend Storage Pool
Virtual Volume Volume
Front-End Port, Back-End Port Port
Distributed Device Storage Synchronization
Storage View Volume Map, Volume Mask
Storage Volume Backend LUN
ITLs Backend Path
Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data source.

Requirements

Configuration

Field Description
IP address of VPLEX Management Console IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the VPLEX Management Console
User Name User name for VPLEX CLI
Password Password used for VPLEX CLI
Performance Remote IP Address of VPLEX Management Console Performance Remote IP address of the VPLEX Management Console
Performance Remote User Name Performance Remote user name of VPLEX Management Console
Performance Remote Password Performance Remote Password of VPLEX Management Console

Advanced configuration

Field Description
Communication Port Port used for VPLEX CLI
Inventory Poll Interval (min) Interval between inventory polls (default 20 minutes)
Connection timeout (sec) Connection timeout (default 60 seconds)
Number of Retries Number of inventory retry attempts
Performance Poll Interval (sec) Interval between performance polls (default 600 seconds)
Performance SSH Process Wait Timeout (sec) SSH process timeout (default 600 seconds)
SSH Banner Wait Timeout (sec) SSH banner wait timeout (default 20 seconds)
Number of Retries Number of performance retry attempts