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Alarming failed disks on an old filer

Neither the checks nor the CLI command sysconfig -c were able to find failed disks on a Ontap 8.2.4 (7mode) system. aggr status –f reports: „Broken disks (empty)“. The only way to detect them…

More improvements for check_netapp_events

The log file checker for the EMS log has seen a few improvements: look behind can now be set in minutes, hours or days (e.g. –lookback=2h, evaluates entries from the last 7200 seconds)…

NetApp IOPS Monitoring

The Input-/Output Operations per Second (IOPS) or Operations per Second (OPS) can be monitored on various levels: System Operations (total_ops) This is why the counter total_ops in the PerfSys check exists. Unfortunately, this counter is deprecated and will no longer be supported…

Multi Tenancy Checks

Multi-tenant reporting We are planing to develop a number of checks for multi-tenant monitoring for NetApp, which is used to give internal or external clients (tenants) access to volumes or entire Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs). Space and IOPS per tenant The checks…

disk_busy average per Aggregate

PerfDisk measures the disk_busy metric. The check can be restricted to a single aggregate with the switch ‑‑raid_group. We are adding a new switch that allows for a different way of monitoring: ‑‑average Just like with PerfCpu, using…

Testing Jumboframes

Not long ago we received an email from one of our very dedicated clients asking if it were possible to design a check that could verify if a server can be pinged from a vserver…