Add property to ignore VMware storage in the VMware vCenter Topology by VIM job

Add property to ignore VMware storage in the VMware vCenter Topology by VIM job

Problem:  The number of storage CIs and links are > 80% of the bulk of this job.  

Suggestion:  Either add a property to include/exclude storage from this job (ISCSI components and LUNs) OR separate the storage pieces (ISCSI components and LUNs) to a new job, VMware vCenter Storage by VIM.

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Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Waiting for Votes

Thank you for sharing your idea! It’s open for comments and kudos, and we’re looking forward to input from the community. Once there is enough community traction, it will be further reviewed by the product team

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

We should split the vCenter Topology job in 2 different jobs due to the high amount of CIs that it can report on big vCenter deployments.
For a 7000 VM deployment it will create a 800MB Communication log with results included and 600k CIs out of which 320k CIs are storage related.
We need a new discovery job which reports only the storage topology of a vCenter, something like vCenter Storage Topology by VIM.

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Delivered

This idea has been implemented in product release CP2019.08. Check out the release notes for details. Thanks to all of our contributors for helping us continue to improve our products!

In CP2019.08, we added  a new parameter reportLUN to the VMware vCenter Topology by VIM job. This parameter determines whether to report LUN for the SCSI topology. The default value is false

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