Dell Compellent Storage Discovered Information

This page details the storage information collected for each of the supported models of Dell Compellent Storage Systems discovered in your IT infrastructure.

Storage Systems Information

To access the collected information for Dell Compellent Storage systems:

  1. From the Home page, click the Explore menu and select Data.

  2. In the Storage section, click the Storage System icon to display the list of the discovered storage systems.

  3. In the Storage System list, double-click the Dell Compellent storage system you wish to access.

The table below lists the storage systems information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Storage System InformationDescription
NameThe name of the storage system.
TypeThe type name of the storage system.
Client Access TypesThe ways in which a client host can access the storage that this system is providing (SAN, NAS, or SAN and NAS).
VendorThe storage system vendor.
ModelThe name of the storage system model.
Serial NumberThe serial number of the storage system.
Total Disk SpaceThe total available space in the storage system in bytes.
Total Oversubscribed CapacityThe total space oversubscribed in the storage system in bytes.
Managed ByThe software managing the storage system and the host on which it is running, for example, Dell Compellent Enterprise Manager CimServer. This is also a link to the Software Instance page for that software. There may be more than one manager. Refer to the Hosting Server Information section for details.
Storage Processors

A summary table showing the storage processors in the storage system. For each processor the following information is displayed:

  • Processor Identifier
  • Vendor
  • Model
  • Firmware
  • Number of FC Ports

To see the storage processor page, click the corresponding table row. Refer to the Storage Processors Information section for details.

Storage PoolsDisplays the number of related storage pools. This is also a link to the Storage Pool List page. To see the storage pool page, click the corresponding table row. Refer to the Storage Pools Information section for details.
Storage VolumesDisplays the number of related storage volumes. This is also a link to the Storage Volume List page. To see the storage volume page, click the corresponding table row . Refer to the Storage Volumes Information section for details.
Storage Volume MirrorsLink to the storage volume mirrors page.
Disk DrivesDisplays the number of related disk drives. This is also a link to the Disk Drive List page. To see the disk drive page, click the corresponding table row. Refer to the Disk Drives Information section for details.

Software Instance Information

This section provides information about the software instance of the storage system.

To access the collected information for software instances:

  1. In the Storage System page, locate the Managed By section.

  2. Click the name of the Software Instance.

The table below lists the Software Instance Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Hosting Server Information

Description

Name

The name of the host system. Typically composed of the Software Instance Name, the Product Version, and the name of the Host.

Type

The type of the software instance that manages the storage system.

Configipedia Page

The name of the associated Configipedia page link.

Instance Count

The number of identical software instances for the hosting server.

Product Version

The version of the software instance.

Host(s)

The name of the server hosting the software instance.

Other FacetsThe list of other related software instance for the storage system.

Manages Storage Systems

The list of the storage systems managed by the software instance.  Refer to the Storage Systems Information section for details.

Maintaining Pattern

The pattern used to create the software instance.

Primary processes

The primary process that identifies this software.

Hosting Server Information

This section provides information about the hosting server of the storage system.

To access the collected information for hosting servers:

  • From the Software Instance page, click the name of the host you wish to access.

The table below lists the Software Instance Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Hosting Server Information

Description

General Details 

Name

The name of the host system. Typically composed of the Software Instance Name, the Product Version, and the name of the Host.

Type

The type of the software instance that manages the storage system.

Hardware Vendor

The name of the hardware vendor.

Virtual

Indicates whether the host is virtual or not.

Virtualization Class

Indicates the class of virtualization.

Software Instances

Link to the software instance related to the storage system.

Runtime Environments

 Link to the runtime environments related to the storage system.

Identity 

Local FQDN

The local Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the host.

DNS Domain

The Domain Name System (DNS) of the host.

NIS/Windows Domain

The Domain Name System (NIS/Windows) of the host.

Operating System 

OS

The operation system name.

OS Class

The operating system class.

OS Type

The operating system type.

OS Version

The operating system version.

OS Edition

The operating system edition.

OS Architecture

The operation system architecture.

OS Build

The operation system build number.

OS Vendor

The operation system vendor.

Service Pack

The service pack installed on the host.

Kernel

The kernel version installed on the host.

Patch Count

The number of patches related to the host.

Patches

Link to the patches related to the host.

Package Count

The number of packages related to the host.

Packages

Link to the packages related to the host.

Hardware, Network and Storage 

Model

The model of the host.

Serial Number

The serial number of the host.

UUID

The universal unique identifier of the host.

Physical RAM

The size of the physical memory of the host.

Logical RAM

The size of the logical memory of the host.

Processor Information

Link to the processor(s) related to the host.

Network Interfaces

Link to the network interface(s) related to the host.

Fibre Channel HBAs

Link to the fibre channel HBAs related to the host.

File Systems

Link to the file system(s) related to the host.

Disk Drives

Link to the disk drive(s) related to the host.

Inference

The discovery access history for the storage device.

Storage Processors Information

The storage processors associated with a storage device are displayed on the Storage Processors section of the Storage System page.This section provides information about the storage processors managing data transfer for the selected storage system.

To access the collected information for storage processors, click the Storage Processor link available in the Storage System page.

The table below lists the Storage Processors Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Storage Processor InformationDescription
Processor IdentifierThe processor identifier.

Vendor

The hardware vendor.

Model

The model name.

Description

The model description.

Firmware

The firmware details.
Storage SystemThe name of the storage device. This is also a link to the Storage System page. Refer to the Storage System Information section for details.
Front End FC PortsList of the front-end FC Ports for this processor.  Refer to the Front End FC Port Information section for details.

Front End FC Ports Information

The front end fibre channel (FC) ports associated with a storage processor are listed on the Front End FC Ports section of the Storage Processor page.This section provides information about the front-end fiber channel ports transmitting data for the selected storage system.

To access the collected information for Frond End Fibre Channel Ports:

  1. From the Storage Processor page, locate the Front End FC Ports section.
  2. Click the link for the port name you wish to access.

The table below lists the Front End FC Ports Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Front End FC Port Information

Description

Port Name

The name of the front end FC port.

WWPN

The World Wide Port Name — Unique serial number of the front end FC port.

Role

The role of the FC port, for example, Front End

Type

The front end FC port type. For example, Fabric (N)

State

The front end FC port state. For example, Operational.

Speed (Gb/s)

The front end FC port speed (in Gbit/s).

Storage Processor

The storage processor for this port. This is also a link to the Storage Processor page. Refer to the Storage Processors Information section for details.

Exposed Volumes

The volumes exposed through this port. This is also a link to the Storage Volume List. Refer to the Storage Volumes Information section for details.

Connected StorageThe number of storage connections for this port. This is also a link to the Storage Connection page. Refer to the Storage Connections Information section for details.

Storage Pools Information

This section provides information about the storage pools for the selected storage system.

  1. To access the collected information for storage pools, click the Storage Pools link available in the Storage System page.
  2. In the Storage Pools list, double-click the storage pool you wish to access.

The table below lists the Storage Pools Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Storage Pool InformationDescription
Pool IDThe ID of the storage pool.
Type

The type of the storage pool. For example, Concrete.

NameThe name of the storage pool.
CapacityThe usable capacity of the storage pool.
Consumed CapacityThe space actually consumed in the storage pool in bytes.
Percentage ConsumedThe percentage of space consumed in the storage pool
Available CapacityThe total capacity not consumed in the storage system in bytes.
Subscribed CapacityThe total subscribed capacity in the storage pool.
Percentage SubscribedThe percentage of space subscribed in the storage pool.
Configured Volume CapacityThe sum of all mapped volumes.
Oversubscribed CapacityThe total space oversubscribed in the storage pool.
Oversubscription WarningIndicates whether or not an oversubscription warning is active.
Storage SystemThe name of the storage system for this storage pool. This is also a link to the Storage Systems page. Refer to the Storage Systems Information section for details.
Storage VolumesThe volumes for the storage pool. This is also a link to the Storage Volumes page. Refer to the Storage Volumes Information section for details.

Storage Volumes Information

This section provides information about the storage volumes for the selected storage system.

To access the collected information for storage volumes:

  1. To access the collected information for storage volumes, click the Storage Volumes link available in the Storage System page.

  2. In the Storage Volumes list, double-click the storage volume you wish to access.

The table below lists the storage volumes information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Storage Volume InformationDescription

Volume ID

The ID of the storage volume.

Name

The name of the storage volume. For example, PC02.

NAA IDThe Network Address Authority ID. For example, 60:06:01:1b:50:22:00:46:57:73:80:ed:f5:e3:11.

Mapped

Indicates whether or not the storage volume is mapped.

Thinly Provisioned

Indicates whether the volume are thinly provisioned or not. For example, if the volumes are not thinly provisioned, it displays No.

Visible CapacityThe visible capacity of the storage volume (in GiB).

Consumed From Pool

The capacity consumed from the storage pool related to the storage volume (in GiB).

Consumable Capacity

The consumable capacity in the storage volume (in GiB).

Percentage of Pool Consumed

The percentage of capacity consumed in the storage volume.

Block Size

The block size of the storage volume.

Number of Blocks

The number of blocks of the storage volume.

Consumable Blocks

The number of consumable blocks of the storage volume.

File SystemThe name of the file system associated to the storage volume.

Storage System

The name of the storage system for this storage volume. This is also a link to the Storage Systems page. Refer to the Storage Systems Information section for details.

Storage Pool

Name of the storage pool for this storage volume. This is also a link to the Storage Pools page. Refer to the Storage Pools Information section for details.

Storage Consumers

Name of the storage connections related to the storage volume. This is also a link to the Storage Connection page.

Disk Drives Information

This section provides information about the disk drives for the selected storage system.

To access the collected information for disk drives, click the Disk Drive link available in the Storage System page.

The table below lists the Disk Drives Information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Disk Drive Information

Description

Name

The name of the disk drive.

TypeThe type of the disk drive. For example HDD.
SpeedSpeed of the disk drive (in RPM).

Size

The size of the disk drive in bytes.

Vendor

The name of the disk drive vendor.

Model

The model of the disk drive.

Serial NumberThe serial number of the disk drive.
Current StateThe current state of the disk drive. For example, OK.

Storage System

Name of the storage system for this disk drive. This is also a link to the Storage Systems page.

Chassis SerialThe serial number of the chassis.
NumberThe number identifying the disk drive in the enclosure.

Storage Connections Information

A Storage connection represents a connection between a storage client (a host using the storage) and a storage volume. The same connection may be linked to multiple volumes representing the client's visibility of multiple storage volumes. The volumes shown are only those that the client is permitted to access. This section provides information about the Storage Connection for the selected storage volume.

To access the collected information for storage connections, click a Storage Connection link available from a Storage Volume page. 

The table below lists the storage connections information as discovered and displayed in the BMC Discovery console.

Storage Connection Information

Description

Connection Name

The name of the connection.

Connection Type

The type of storage connection.

Connection Value

A unique identifier for the storage consumer using this connection.

  • For WWPN connections this is the fiber channel port name of the host.
  • For iSCSI IQN connections this is iSCSI qualified name (IQN).

Storage Volumes

The name of any storage volumes visible to the host using this connection.

Consumer Fibre Chanel Port

Information on the Fiber channel port on the host using this connection.

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