IBM Cloud Object Storage
Add IBM® Cloud Object Storage to get asset, capacity, and configuration metadata analyzed so that you can detect changes in storage usage and plan for future storage needs.
- Ensure that outbound communication on port 443 is enabled in your data center so that the data collector can stream metadata to IBM Storage Insights.
- Performance monitoring is not available for IBM Cloud Object Storage.
- Host name or IP address
- The host name or IP address of the manager device for IBM Cloud Object Storage. The manager device is typically referred to as Cloud Object Storage Manager or dsnet manager. Depending on what is supported in your environment, you can enter an Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) or IPv6 address. If you enter an IPv6 address, the preferred representation is written as eight groups of four hexadecimal digits. Example: 2001:DB95:0000:1234:0000:0000:5678:ABCD.
- User Name and Password
- The user that you add must have Operator, System Administrator, or Super User privileges so that the metadata for the storage system can be collected.
The probe collects asset, capacity, and configuration metadata about IBM Cloud Object Storage.
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