Hitachi Ops Center data collector

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This data collector uses Hitachi Ops Center’s integrated suite of applications to access inventory and performance data of multiple storage devices.

Terminology

Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from this 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 Systems

Storage

Volume

Volume

Parity Groups

Storage Pool(RAID), Disk Groups

Disk

Disk

Storage Pool

Storage Pool(Thin, SNAP)

External Parity Groups

Storage Pool(Backend), Disk Groups

Port

Storage Node → Controller Node → Port

Host Groups

Volume Mapping and Masking

Volume Pairs

Storage Synchronization

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 Ops Center server

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

Configuration

Field Description

Hitachi Ops Center IP Address

IP address or fully-qualified domain name of the Ops Center server

User Name

User name for the Ops Center server.

Password

Password used for the Ops Center server.

Advanced configuration

Field

Description

Connection Type

HTTPS (port 443) is the default

Override TCP Port

Specify the port to use if not the default

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls. The default is 40.

Choose 'Exclude' or 'Include' to specify a list

Specify whether to include or exclude the array list below when collecting data.

Filter device List

Comma-separated list of device ID’s or array names to include or exclude

Performance Poll Interval (sec)

Interval between performance polls. The default is 300.

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