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Category: Performance Monitoring

Bugfix for PerfDisk

A bug has been discovered in the PerfDisk report functionality of check_netapp_pro. This error has been fixed and you should decide whether this is important enough for you to install an unstable release…

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…

Latenz und Transferrate auf Aggregatsebene überwachen

→ English Version Der neue Check PerfAggregate misst und überwacht verschiedenste Performance-Counter auf Aggregatsebene. Aktuell können die folgenden Counter vom Plugin überwacht werden: aggr_throughput (B/s) latency (µs) read_data (B/s) total_transfers (/s) total_transfers_hdd (/s)…

Additional Counter in PerfDisk

We are adding a new counter to PerfDisk: —————————————————————————— total_transfers Total number of disk operations involving data transfer initiated per second —————————————————————————— user_read_blocks Number of blocks transferred for user read operations per second ——————————————————————————…

Zusätzliche Counter in PerfDisk

Der Check PerfDisk bekommt die folgenden, neuen Counter: —————————————————————————— total_transfers Total number of disk operations involving data transfer initiated per second —————————————————————————— user_read_blocks Number of blocks transferred for user read operations per second…

PerfVolume now supports NFS

With the next release (3.9.2) PerfVolume will be able to monitor several NFS counters. Performance Counter on a Qtree level? Additionally, we are thinking of retrieving counters on a Qtree level. This would require a…

PerfVolume prüft auch NFS

Ab der nächsten Version (3.9.2) können mit dem Check PerfVolume auch verschiedene NFS-Counter überwacht werden. Performance Counter auf Qtree-Ebene? Wir überlegen auch auf Qtree-Ebene Counter abzufragen. Dies würde einen neuen Check PerfQtree erfordern….

Solving perfdata display issues

Due to a customer request, we would like to show how the switch –perfdata_uom_string can be used in situations where monitoring systems have issues with unit of measurement (UOM) strings (the unit for performance data)…

Perfdata Darstellungsprobleme lösen

Keine neue Sache aber auf Grund einer konkreten Anfrage möchte ich auf den schon länger existierenden Schalter –perfdata_uom_string hinweisen. Dieser hilft vielleicht, wenn das jeweilige Monitoringsystem mit einem korrekten aber nicht darstellbaren Unit-of-Measurement (UOM)-String…

Excluding Counters

On some occasions, one might not want to collect all counters from the filer. This does not happen very often, but there are at least two cases where it is required or in…

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