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This data collector gathers inventory and performance information from DELL EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems. To configure this data collector, there are specific configuration instructions and usage recommendations you must follow.

Terminology

Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the Data Domain 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

Disk

Disk

Array

Storage

FC Port

Port

File System

Internal Volume

Quota

Quota

NFS and CIFS share

FileShare

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

Requirements

You need the following information to configgure this data collector:

  • Read-only user name and password to the Data Domain storage

  • SSH port 22

Configuration

Field Description

IP address

The IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the Data Domain storage array

User name

The user name for the Data Domain storage array

Password

The password for the Data Domain storage array

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 20.

SSH Process Wait Timeout (sec)

SSH process timeout. The default is 180.

SSH Port

SSH service port