Pure Storage FlashArray 400 Series data collector Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

Cloud Insights uses the Pure Storage FlashArray data collector to gather inventory and performance data.

Terminology

For each asset type acquired by Cloud Insights, the most common terminology used for the asset is shown. When viewing or troubleshooting this data collector, keep the following terminology in mind:

Vendor/Model Term Cloud Insights Term

Drive (SSD)

Disk

Array

Storage

Controller

Storage Node

Volume

Volume

LUN Map

Volume Map

Initiator,Target

Volume Mask

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

Requirements

  • User name and password for the Administrator account of the Pure storage system.

  • Port requirement: HTTP/HTTPS 80/443

Configuration

Field Description

FlashArray Host IP Address

IP address of the storage system

User name

User name with admin privileges

Password for the admin privileged account

Password

Advanced configuration

Field Description

TCP port

443

Connection type

Choose HTTP or HTTPS

Inventory poll interval (min)

The default is 60 minutes

Connection Timeout (sec)

The default is 60

Performance Poll Interval (sec)

The default is 300