The NetApp E-Series data collector gathers inventory and performance data. The collector supports firmware 6.x and firmware 7.x+ using the same configurations and reporting the same data.

Terminology

Cloud insight acquires the following inventory information from the NetApp E-Series 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

Disk

Disk

Volume Group

Disk Group

Storage Array

Storage

Controller

Storage Node

Volume Group

Storage Pool

Volume

Volume

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

Requirements

  • The IP address of each controller on the array

  • Port requirement 2463

Configuration

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