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First testing-release for the upcoming 4.0 version

We are happy to be able to deliver the first testing release to customers who want to see how their requests have been implemented. Also any other customer of check_netapp_pro who would like…

Snapshots-Check gets powerful filtering-parameters

The present version of the Snapshots-check already understood the filtering parameter –check_only=no_reserve|with_reserve (see also this post [German only]). Based on a customer request we implemented now the ability to add an additional filter…

ShelfEnvironment-Check gets thresholds

The present version of the ShelfEnvironment-check monitors the condition of the temperature-sensors (One of: “under_temperature_warning”, “under_temperature_failure”, “over_temperature_warning”, “over_temperature_failure”, “normal_temperature_range”). A critical alarm is sent once that condition is not normal. In the next…

Checking if all interconnect-links are up

We have implemented (but not yet released) an enhancement in check_netapp_takeover to check if interconnect-links are up and ok. This additional aspect in the takeover-check is enabled by default: $ ./check_netapp_takeover.pl -H fl17.europe.example.com…

New PerfQtree-Check implemented

We have implemented (but yet not released) a new check to monitor the performance of qtrees namely the operations per second on qtrees. The PerfQtree-check is meant to have an eye on q-trees…

Reduce number off call-files per directory

We have implemented (but not yet released) a change in the library responsible for the call files. Until now all call-files have been saved directly within the directory calls/. The number of files…

Retrieve multiple objects data at once

We have implemented (but not yet released) an enhancement for the cluster-mode getter get_netapp_cm. Based on a simple change in the user-interface you can now tell the getter to retrieve the data of…

Version 3.10.3 released

The bug-fix release 3.10.3 has been released today. It fixes some backwards-compatibility issues for 7m checks. Important: The fixed checks have an argument –mode now. This defaults to cm. To check a 7-Mode…

Bug in 3.10.2: Direct checks are not 7m-compatible any more

While making most of the checks compatible with the upcoming DataONTAP 9.3 we unfortunately broke the 7m-backwards-compatibility in some direct (*) checks like check_netapp_scrub and check_netapp_spare. We are working on an update to…

Improvements for the takeover-check

Our quite new check_netapp_takeover has been in the field for several weeks and we have found some issues regarding how it handles API-errors and regarding the presentation of the errors found. Handling of…

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