Managing and Monitoring Data Collection > IBM XIV Data Collector Policy
Version 9.1
IBM XIV Data Collector Policy
Prerequisites: A Data Collector must exist in the Portal, to which you will add Data Collector Policies. For specific prerequisites and supported configurations, see the APTARE StorageConsole 9.1 Certified Configurations Guide.
1. Select Admin > Data Collection > Collectors. The list of currently configured Portal Data Collectors is displayed.
2. Select a Data Collector from the list.
3. Click Add, and then select IBM XIV.
4. Specify Data Collector Properties.
Add or select the parameters. Mandatory parameters are denoted by an asterisk (*):
Sample Value
The domain identifies the top level of your host group hierarchy. The name was supplied during the installation process. All newly discovered hosts are added to the root host group associated with this domain. If you are a Managed Services Provider, each of your customers will have a unique domain with its own host group hierarchy.
Array Addresses
The IP addresses of the IBM Storage Arrays.
The location for the XCLI executable
Linux: /opt/ibm/xch
Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\XIV\GUI10 or C:\Program Files\XIV\GUI10, C:\Program Files\IBM\Storage\XIV\XIVGUI
User ID
Specify the user ID for the account that has monitor group privileges on the storage array.
The password for the User ID with monitor group privileges.
Array Details
Click the check box to activate performance collection.
Click the Clock to configure a schedule for this Data Collector policy:
Frequency in minutes
Cron Expression
For example:
*/30 * * * * means every 30 minutes
*/20 9-18 * * * means every 20 minutes between the hours of 9am and 6pm
*/10 * * * 1-5 means every 10 minutes Mon - Fri..
Array Performance
Click the check box to activate performance collection.
Note that at least one collection from this array must be performed BEFORE array performance data can be collected.
Click the Clock to configure a schedule for this Data Collector policy.
1 */5 * * *
5. Click OK to save the Policy.