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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…

Checking fractional reserves

The check_netapp_pro suite of scripts provides a suite of tools for retrieving data values on NetApp filers and checking them against reference values. Among other features, the check_netapp_anycli.pl script can check for fractional reserves…

check_netapp_pro VolumeAutosize command

The NetApp volume autosize command sets and displays the autosize settings of DataONTAP flexible volumes. This command enables a user to enable and disable autosizing on a volume, to control both the overall…

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…

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…