Hitachi HCP data collector

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This data collector supports the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) using the HCP Management API.

Terminology

Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the Hitachi HCP 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

HCP Cluster

Storage

Tenant Storage Pool

Namespace

Internal Volume

Node

Node

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

Inventory Requirements

You must have the following in order to collect inventory data:

  • IP address of the HCP server

  • Read-only user name and password for the HCP software and peer privileges

Configuration

Field Description

HCP Host

IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the HCP host

HCP Port

Default is 9090

HCP User ID

User name for the HCP host.

HCPPassword

Password used for the HCP host.

HCP Authentication Type

CHoost HCP_LOCAL or ACTIVE_DIRECTORY

Advanced configuration

Field

Description

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 60.

Performance Poll Interval (sec)

Interval between performance polls. The default is 900.

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