The HDS NAS (HNAS) data collector is an inventory and configuration data collector that supports discovery of HDS NAS clusters. Cloud Insights supports discovering NFS and CIFS shares, file systems (Internal Volumes), and spans (Storage Pools).


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the HNAS 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 Group




Storage Node


Storage Pool

System Drive

Backend Lun

Files System

Internal Volume

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


  • Device IP address

  • Port 22, SSH protocol

  • Username and password - privilege level: Supervisor

  • Note: This data collector is SSH based, so the AU that hosts it must be able to initiate SSH sessions to TCP 22 on the HNAS itself, or the Systems Management Unit (SMU) that the cluster is connected to.


Field Description


IP address or fully-qualified domain name of HNAS Management Host

User Name

User name for HNAS CLI


Password used for HNAS CLI

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 30 minutes.

SSH Banner Wait Timeout (sec)

SSH banner wait timeout. The default is 15 seconds.

SSH Command Timeout (sec)

SSH command timeout. The default is 30 seconds.