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Release version 4.0.1 (Bugfixing Release)

We are happy to announce the availability of the 4.0.1 release of check_netapp_pro. This version fixes a bug from 4.0.0. Please do not forget that 4.0.0 was a major release and we highly…

Update on release version 4.0.0

Unfortunately a bug slipped trough all of our test for the release v4.0.0  from 16th of October. Scope The check UsageTrend does not work in that release, due to a failure in the…

Announcing check_netapp_pro release version 4.0.0

NetApp Monitoring are pleased to announce check_netapp_pro release v4.0.0  on 16th of October. This is a major release, as reflected in the major number increment, which encapsulates a thorough refurbishment of the software…

Distributed Monitoring

I already wrote an article a while ago about distributed monitoring and its basic concept. That’s why this article will explain some changes that have emerged in version 3.7.0. Because of the changes in the store…

Distributed Monitoring

Zu dem Them des “verteiltes Monitorings” habe ich bereits vor längerer Zeit schon einen Artikel geschrieben, der auch kurz umreisst um was es dabei geht. Daher hier nur die Neuerungen, die sich mit…

Reducing text outputs

In my two articles Overly Long Outputs and Turning Off Performance Data Output I discuss shortened text outputs. Whereas the second article describes how to reduce the actual output of the plugin, the first article simply addresses the question…

Reduktion der Textausgabe

In meinem Artikel Überlange Ausgaben und Performance Daten nicht ausgeben gehe ich auf das Thema kurze Textausgaben ja schon ein. Während der zweite Artikel betreffend die Performancedaten die eigentliche Ausgabe des Plugins tatsächlich verkürzt, behandelt der erste…

Testing Release 3.2.0_02: FCP-Stats, CDOT-Readonly User, Fix

In Kürze ist das Release 3.2.0_02 erhältlich (unstable) mit folgenden Änderungen: Neuer Check: check_netapp7_fcpstats –  zur Überprüfung von crc-errors auf FCP Adaptern. Dieser Check ist als Direct-Check konzipiert (ohne Kollektor) so dass Alarme sofort…

Updating to a New Version

An existing installation of checks can be replaced by a newer version quite easily as long as it is the same product, e.g.: check_netapp 2.1.0 by check_netapp 2.2.5. Equally, the same holds true for the pro…

Collectors and Distributed Monitoring

Collectors have some great advantages: the monitored device is put under less computational load and a greater flexibility for the configuration of service checks. But this approach is also faced with a new challenge. If…

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