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IBM Cleversafe data collector

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Cloud Insights uses this data collector to discover inventory and performance data for IBM Cleversafe storage systems.

Note IBM Cleversafe is metered at a different Raw TB to Managed Unit rate. Every 40 TB of unformatted IBM Cleversafe capacity is charged as 1 Managed Unit (MU).


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the IBM Cleversafe 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 Pool

Storage Pool


Internal Volume


File Share

NFS Share


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


  • The external data services IP address for the cluster

  • Administrator user name and password

  • Port 9440


Field Description

Manager IP or host name

IP address or hostname of management node

User name

Username for the user account with super user or system administrator role


Password for the user account with super user or system administrator role

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory poll interval (min)

Interval between inventory polls.

HTTP Connection Timeout (sec)

HTTP timeout in seconds.


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