DELL EMC Celerra Unified Storage System data collector Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

This data collector acquires inventory information from the Celerra Unified Storage System. For configuration, this data collector requires the IP address of the storage processors and a read-only user name and password.


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the Celerra 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:

Vendor/Model Term Cloud Insights Term

Celerra Network Server/Celerra Storage Pool

Storage Pool

File System

Internal Volume

Data Mover


File System mounted on a data mover

File Share

CIFS and NFS Exports


Disk Volume

Backend LUN

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


You need the following to configure this data collector:

  • The IP address of the storage processor

  • Read-only user name and password

  • SSH port 22


Field Description

Address of Celerra

IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the Celerra device

User Name

Name used to log in to the Celerra device


Password used to log in to the Celerra device

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory Poll Interval (minutes)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 20 minutes.

SSH Process Wait Timeout (sec)

SSH process timeout. The default is 600 seconds.

Number of Retries

Number of inventory retry attempts. The default is 2.

SSH Banner Wait Timeout (sec)

SSH banner wait timeout. The default is 20 seconds.