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Cloud Insights uses the Isilon SSH data collector to acquire inventory and performance data from EMC Isilon scale-out NAS storage.


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the Isilon 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






Storage Node

File System

Internal Volume

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


You need the following information to configure this data collector:

  • Administrator permissions to the Isilon storage

  • IP address of the Isilon cluster

  • SSH access to port 22


Field Description

IP address

The IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the Isilon cluster

User Name

User name for the Isilon cluster


Password used for the Isilon cluster

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 20.

Performance Poll Interval (sec)

Interval between performance polls. The default is 300.

SSH Process Wait Timeout

SSH process timeout period. The default is 60.

SSH Port

SSH service port. The default is 22.