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Understanding regexes when using ‑I and ‑X switches

It’s all too easy to assume that everyone else knows what you know. We tend to take it for granted that all technical users are familiar with regexes. And also that, being familiar,…

New –rm_ack_handler functionality

An exciting feature release for check_netapp_pro is the new –rm_ack_handler parameter, which enables users to construct their own method to reset remote service acknowledgements for checks which have failed. This is not a matter of…

New HEAD –object=version feature

For the New Year check_netapp_pro has gained a new Head –object=version feature. This makes it easier to check whether your DataOnTap versions are up-to-date, or whether you are slipping behind some expected baseline…

New Autosize Volume Mode Check

We are pleased to announce that check_netapp_pro has a new autosize volume mode check feature for you. This is a check which was requested by several clients to discover whether a autosize-volume is…

Announcing stable release v4.1.0

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

Call files and VolumeAutosize bugs fixed

The most recent check_netapp_pro code release includes 2 important bug fixes which users might like to test. The first relates to call- and store files getting too big and the second to VolumeAutosize crashes on…

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…

Fading out 7-Mode

NetApp 7-Mode filers are more and more disappearing from our customer sites. For the forseeable future we will continue to support and deliver 7-mode checks as they are. However, as a consequence of…

Release version 4.0.2 (Bugfixing Release)

We are happy to announce the availability of the 4.0.2 release of check_netapp_pro. This version fixes a bug regarding the parameter –max_records introduced in 4.0.0. Please do not forget that 4.0.0 was a…

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