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IBM TotalStorage DS4000 data collector

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This data collector acquires inventory and performance information from the IBM DS4000 storage system. There are two possible configurations (firmware 6.x and firmware 7.x+), and they both have the same values.


Cloud Insights acquires the following inventory information from the IBM DS4000 data collector. For each asset type acquired, 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



Volume Group

Disk Group

Storage Array



Storage Node

Volume Group

Storage Pool



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


  • IP address of each DS5 or FAStT array

  • Access validation by pinging the IP address of both controllers on the array

  • Port requirements: 2463


Field Description

Comma-separated list of Array SANtricity Controller IPs

IP addresses and/or fully-qualified domain names for the array controllers

Advanced configuration

Field Description

Inventory Poll Interval (min)

Default is 30 minutes

Performance Poll Interval up to 3600 seconds

Default is 300 seconds


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