Viewing Storage Arrays


Storage Arrays are identified and returned by Device42 Storage Arrays autodiscovery. Storage Arrays also display their resource details, related resources, and topology map.

View All Storage Arrays

Select Resources > Storage > Arrays from the Device42 menu to display the storage arrays list.

Device42 displays the Storage Arrays list page. On this page, you can Search by name, or filter the list by Type.

Note: The Storage Arrays list page also includes an Advanced Search option you can use to construct more specific searches. See the Advanced Search Feature documentation page for instructions.

Click on an array Name to see details about that array. You can use the links in the panel on the right to see details about that related resource.

View Storage Arrays Mapped to Devices

Devices that have attached storage arrays display links to those arrays in the Parts tab of the device view page. The example below shows the Parts tab of a physical device with links to storage.

Click on a Parts link to see that resource (in this case a LUN).

Resource Maps and Trends Graphs

Click Resource Map at the top left of the page to see the topography map for the array. You can select which Resource Types you want to include in the map.

Click Trends at the top left of the page to see graphs for data such as Read Data Rate, Write Data Rate, IOs Rate, etc., for the storage array.

Select the Available Metrics drop-down to choose which Trends charts you want to see.

Edit Storage Arrays

Click Edit on the Storage Array view page to edit the array. You can add or edit Notes or Tags for the array, select Yes/No for In Service, and select or add a Service Level value.

Click Save to save your edits; click Cancel to discard them.

Delete Storage Arrays

Select one or more arrays from the list, and select either Fast Background Delete or Delete with Detailed Confirmation from the Actions menu, and then click the lightning bolt icon.

Confirm the deletion if prompted.

Storage Array Discovery Job Import/Export

You can import or export storage array discovery jobs using an Import/Export Excel file.

  • Select Tools > Imports/Exports (xls) from the Device42 main menu, and then select Autodiscovery – Create Storage Array Autodiscovery Jobs > Download Sample Excel File.

  • Use the Excel file to set up your storage array discovery job and then use Upload Excel file at the top of the Imports/Exports page to upload the file to Device42.