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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…

Version 3.10.2 released

Most important changes IMPORTANT: Fixes a bug in ServiceProcessor which made the check exiting with OK even if errors were found (false negative). This makes this update an important one for all customers relying…

IMPORTANT: ServiceProcessor Check does not alarm as expected

Overview During an internal code review we have found a bug in the check ServiceProcessor. The present version will exit with OK even if errors werde found (false negative). Mitigation Customers using the…

Checking for runaway processes

We are having a new check proposed by one of our customers who had an issue with a single process eating up all the CPU time on a filer. It’s easy to identify…

Update-Mode shows performance gain by collector-architecture

The recently implemented Update-Mode for the getters lead to a reduction in the monitoring systems CPU load between 30 and 50% reported one of our customer, a large automotive company from Germany. The…

Update function and Grafana compatibility

I can recommend the unstable release 3.10.1_10 to all experimenting monitoring admins. Above all, this has the character of a technology preview. Included are two major innovations: The update mode for all getters…

Update Funktion und Grafana-Kompatibiliät

Allen experimentierfreudigen Monitoring Admins darf ich das unstable Release 3.10.1_10 empfehlen. Dieses hat vor allem den Charakter einer Technologievorschau. Enthalten sind zwei wesentliche Neuerungen: Der Updatemode für alle Getter Die Option auch für…

Version 3.10.1 released: DataONTAP 9.3-compatible, DiskPath2 and more

Version 3.10.1 with several enhancements for existing checks is now available in the Q-Portal. This is the first release which supports DataONTAP 9.3. Head to our release history for an overview of all changes. More in depth…

RC3 for 3.10.1 adds new DiskPath2

We have made considerable progress in getting the plugins compatible with the upcoming DatatONTAP 9.3. Based on quite positive customer-feedback we are releasing this RC3 (v3.10.0_04) with both confirmed 9.3 compatibility and a…

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