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Storage Discovery Agents for EMC UNITY storage - Case ID SD02159925

Idea ID 1651893

Storage Discovery Agents for EMC UNITY storage - Case ID SD02159925


Discovery of EMC SAN Storage Unity


We are unable to map devices allocated from storage with the hosts and applications running on them due to which we do not have comprehensive report from UD. Unable to discover EMC SAN Storage UNITY from UCMDB as there is no protocol available in UCMDB, which is required for this storage.These are critical devices of our datacenter and any impact/changes on these should be notified. The changes should be visible which will help us to manage our service by reporting it to higher management.


There is no protocol available to discover this storage and this report is required to represent any modifications performed at storage end. As storage is integral part of any datacenter, this optimization should be taken care.

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

wrong forum, moving to CMS Idea Exchange

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Already Offered

EMC SAN Storage Unity discovery should already be supported via SMI-S and the CIM protocol.  The list of namespaces that are supported is documented at  https://docs.microfocus.com/itom/Universal_Discovery_Content_Pack:27/smi_s_task and includes the root/emc namespace.

If you run the Storage Dsicovery job via the CIM credential against your EMC device and it does not work, please submit a support request so we can figure out why it's not working and fix it for you.

AMensching Super Contributor.
Super Contributor.


we tried to discover EMC Unity via SMI-S, but it doesn't work.

Support said, that EMC Unity is not supported, because it uses root/emc/smi-s namespace and we should open a new CMS Idea.

In the CMS Idea Exchange it has the status "Already offered".

Something doesn't fit together here .....

What now ? 

Respected Contributor.. Dmitry_P2 Respected Contributor..
Respected Contributor..
Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Accepted

Great news, this idea has been accepted on our product roadmap. Subscribe to receive updates. (This is not a formal commitment, and subject to change)

froypaul Trusted Contributor.
Trusted Contributor.

We need this too to fulfill our requirements.


Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Delivered

With the release of CP2019.11, we now support discovery of the EMC Unity storage device under the namespace root/emc/smis.  The full list of supported namespaces can be found here  https://docs.microfocus.com/itom/Universal_Discovery_Content_Pack:2019.11/SMISTask

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