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Category: check_netapp_takeover

Announcing stable release v4.1.0

The NetAppPro team is pleased to announce the latest stable release.┬áThis release brings together a number of recent bug fixes and patches into a single convenient package. The fixes included are as follows:…

Changes to the cluster and takeover scripts

Stop Press: recent improvements to the check_netapp_pro suite of programs have enabled the removal of certain redundant cluster-mode parameters and functions, as well as reducing the configuration effort required for the checks, creating…

Check the cluster switches

A recurring question from our user base is whether directly checking the health of NetApp cluster switches is supported. As with many specific questions, the answer is yes but TMTOWTDI (there’s more than…

Takeover-check handling for new MetroClusters connection check

NetApp MetroClusters have a new check for connections which assists with showing the results of connections for nodes. This check was introduced with the v9.4 DataONTAP release to check the connection of MetroCluster…

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…

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…

Checking the Metro-Cluster Configuration

The newly published check_netapp_takeover has been enhanced to check the metro-cluster configuration too. All of these checks are done in one service-check. Example: $ check_netapp_takeover.pl -H filer01f NETAPP_TAKEOVER OK node filer0101 connected (ha…