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Category: v3.10.0

Version 3.10.0 now available

Version 3.10.0 with several new checks (PerfSysNode, PerfAggregate, LunAlignment, ASUP-Check) and other enhancements is now available in the Q-Portal. Head to our release history for an overview of all changes. All blogposts for version 3.10.0

Release Candidate 2 for Version 3.10.0 available

We have just released an updated second RC for the upcoming stable version 3.10.0 as version 3.9.2_11. Changes against the RC1 This RC2 (3.9.2_11) fixes a bug in the new PerfAggregate check which…

Release Candidate 1 for Version 3.10.0 available

We have release the first RC for the upcoming stable version 3.10.0 as version 3.9.2_10. Changes New and improved New check PerfSysNode (amends PerfSys for clusters with DataONTAP 8.3+) New check LunAlignment New…

Monitoring Latency and Transfer Rate per Aggregate

→ deutsche Version Our new check PerfAggregate measures various performance counters per aggregate. Currently, the following counters can be monitored: aggr_throughput (B/s) latency (µs) read_data (B/s) total_transfers (/s) total_transfers_hdd (/s) total_transfers_ssd (/s) transmit_failure (-) user_read_blocks…

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)…

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…

SnapDrive troubles with Snapshots Check

If you are checking your filer with the Snapshots plugin, you may get an error like: Can’t call method “attr” on an undefined value at /opt/…/lib/nagios/plugins/check_netapp_pro/checks/Snapshots.pm line 289. The reason for this is,…

Trending the Inode-Usage

The Check UsageTrend can be used to interpolate the usage of a volume or aggregate into the future and send an alarm if it would get filled up within a given time. Until…

New testing release: ASUP check and non-zeroed spare

The newest unstable (testing) release 3.9.2_05 is now available in the Q-portal.  It includes the following changes: New check check_netapp_asup monitors the autosupport-log for failed collections or transmissions. The Disk check already had an option…

Filter check_only=with_luns|without_luns for SnapshotLessVolumes check

Wit the next release, SnapshotLessVolumes will receive the option ‑‑check_only=with_lun|without_lun. 7m filers can also use without_lun_7m. With this option you can limit the check to volumes with or without LUNs, regardless of any naming conventions.

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