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Cloud Insights uses this data collector to discover inventory and performance information for the Dell Compellent Storage Center storage arrays. This data collector uses the Dell Java API.


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the Dell Compellent data collector. For each asset type acquired by Cloud Insights, the most common terminology used for this asset is shown. When viewing or troubleshooting this data collector, keep the following terminology in mind:

Field Description



Disk Folder

Disk Group

Storage Center



Storage Node

Storage Type

Storage Pool



Fiber Channel I/O Port


Note: These are common terminology mappings only and might not represent every case for this data collector.


  • Administrator credentials for the Dell Compellent Enterprise Manager server

  • IP address of the Compellent Enterprise Manager server

  • Port 3033 for access to the device


Field Description

Address of Enterprise Manager

IP address of the Compellent Enterprise Manager server


Port used for communication with of the Compellent Enterprise Manager server

User Name

User name for the Compellent Enterprise Manager server


Password used for the Compellent Enterprise Manager server

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 60 minutes.

Performance Poll Interval (up to 3600 seconds)

Interval between performance polls. The default is 300 seconds.


Some things to try if you encounter problems with this data collector:


Problem: Try this:

"Configuration error" with error message “Could not communicate with the device: Connection timed out.”

* Check ip address
* Check User name and password

Additional information may be found from the Support page or in the Data Collector Support Matrix.