Storage Arrays Autodiscovery

Storage Arrays Autodiscovery

Storage Arrays autodiscovery identifies and returns data for storage area networks critical to enterprise applications and workloads. Storage Array autodiscovery currently supports the following storage array types:

  • EMC Data Domain
  • EMC Isilon
  • EMC Unity
  • HP 3PAR
  • Infinidat
  • Netapp
  • Oracle ZFS
  • Pure Storage

Add a Storage Array Autodiscovery Job

Select Discovery > Storage Arrays in the Device42 menu to display the Storage Arrays discovery list page, and then click Add Storage Arrays for Autodiscovery to create a new discovery job.

Device42 displays the Add Storage Arrays for Autodiscovery page.

Enter or select the information to create the autodiscovery job.

Job Name – Enter a unique name for the job.

Remote Collector – Select the RC to use for the job. An RC is required for Storage Arrays discovery.

Platform – Select the storage array platform  or vendor.

Discovery Targets – FQDN or IPs of the servers or cidr or ranges.

Target Type – Select Filer, DFM, or OCUM (displayed depending on Platform selected).

Protocol Type – Select https, http, or insecure-https (displayed depending on Platform selected).

Port – Port to use for the job; leave default if unsure (displayed depending on Platform selected).

Username / Password – Enter or select credentials for the discovery job.

Enable Performance Data Collection – Yes/No.

Performance Data Sampling Interval – Select the time interval for data sampling (if selected).

Action for Storage Array not found – Choose how to handle Storage Array not found in subsequent discovery: Keep Array Resource or Delete Array Resource.

Use the Auto Discovery Schedule section of the page to schedule when your job runs. You can create multiple schedules for each job. Select the days of the week and time to run the job.

When you are done, click Save to save the discovery job. Device42 adds the job to the Storage Arrays discovery list page. You can run the job immediately from this page.