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Red Hat Virtualization data collector

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Cloud Insights uses the Red Hat Virtualization data collector to gather inventory data from virtualized Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads.


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


Virtual Disk



Virtual Machine

Virtual Machine

Storage Domain

Data Store

Logical Unit


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


  • IP address of the RHEV server over port 443 via REST API

  • Read-only username and password

  • RHEV Version 3.0+


Field Description

RHEV Server IP Address

IP address of the storage system

User name

User name with admin privileges

Password for the admin privileged account


Advanced configuration

Field Description

HTTPS Communication Port

Port used for HTTPS communication to RHEV

Inventory poll interval (min)

The default is 20 minutes.


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