Netapp makes storage: primarily, their Data ONTAP series which does network attached and block storage. Since they acquired Engenio, they also sell block-only devices.

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Show IO on Netapp

I think I might be hitting the IO limits of what my Netapp can deliver, as I have been adding more servers to my cluster and iowait has gone up on each server. However, how do I quantify this? How ...
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iSCSI to NetApp FAS: high latency for write load

Problem A Linux iSCSI initiator is seeing high service times when writing to a NetApp FAS target exposing a bunch of LUNs. Where to look for the cause and how to resolve this? Reproduction I am ...
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How do I create NFS exports on virtualised NetApp from CLI?

How do I list the NFS exports from clustered NepApp from command line? While I was able to create volumes and to configure an export policy I am unable to find which are the exports that I should be ...
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Folder Showing up as a File when viewed via Samba on a NetApp

we want to change files on our NetApp file server, and on every change of these files - a Debian machine duplicates the files to two other shares. Because of the duplication method we're using lsync, ...
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Loading of Home taking too long

We have a shared storage from NetApp mounted onto about 80 systems (all running Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit). These days there is some problem with the loading of user homes onto the lab machines ...
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FCOE on CentOS 6.5. port state offline

I am a network engg, and this is the first time I am trying to get FCOE working. Here is my setup: Centos server --------- transit switch ---- FC gateway ---- FC switch --- Netapp I believe the ...
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Using NDMP Device as Storage in Symantec Backup Exec 2012

In our backup system, a group of servers are being backed up using Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to HP Disk Cartridges. We use HP Ultrium 5-SCSI as the disk drive, and HP 1x8 G2 Autoloader to load the ...
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GETATTR issues with linux and netapp

We're having an issue with our linux systems connecting to our netapp via NFS. The read/write IOPS are only around 1000/s but the GETATTR calls are almost 10,000! I found this bug ...
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Netapp RSH Failing

I have two NetApp Filers that are part of a cluster (Version 7.1.3). I'm able to connect to one of the filers via RSH fine, but the second filer is failing with this error: [rshd_0:info]: couldn't ...
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How can I query the NetAPP ONTAP API without using the SDK?

I have a bunch of NetApp filers, which I've been accessing via ssh with public-private key pairs. I would like to extend what I'm doing - we're repeatedly hitting limitations where e.g. ssh is ...
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Unable to ping between ESXi host and Netapp storage on the same switch

I am unable to ping between ESXi host and Netapp controller that are both connected on the same switch and configured for private IP addresses. Yet I CAN ping between 2 Esxi hosts and between 2 ...
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How to install NetApp SystemManager as a service under linux?

It seems the NetApp dropped the web interface support some time ago and now they require you to instal and run SystemManager, which happens to be a webserver running on localhost. It seems that their ...
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Tuning based on DataOntap NetDiag

I have a IBM N-series 3700 (NetApp Filer) running data ontap 7.4. When I run netdiag I get: The TCP receive window advertised by NFS client x.x.x.x is 5888. This is less than the recommended value of ...
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NetApp Performance Archiver failed to close file

I have a newly configured (not by me) NetApp FAS-2040 running OnTAP 8.0.2. It's spewing a log message every 15 seconds: [perf.archive.file.close.fail:warning]: Performance archiver failed to close ...
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FAS3240 Storage Reports

We have two netapp FAS3240 - I am trying to run a storage report. At my last company we were using EMC storage products. You could run reports to show luns, size of luns, what is being used what is ...
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NetApp NFS Exports with all_squash

We've got a NetApp filer (v8.1.4) with a UNIX-style qtree sharing a volume to a number of different machines (web content for a cluster of front-end and application servers) over NFS. We're trying to ...
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NetApp filer uses more amps when one power supply is turned off

We have two old NetApp FAS3050 filers at our colo. We also have an upcoming maintenance window that will take our circuits offline for an extended period of time. Our circuits are pretty much maxed ...
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Issue deleting files from a NetApp Windows Share

At work we have a NetApp Windows Share setup. I browse with Windows Explorer to a folder which contained thousands of text files. I then select multiple files at the same time and delete the files. ...
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NETAPP - Enable on-box DNS load balancing in an Active Directory environment

I have a NetApp Data Ontap 8.3 SP1 with 4 LIF. LIF1 - 192.168.0.1 LIF2 - 192.168.0.2 LIF3 - 192.168.0.3 LIF3 - 192.168.0.4 There is a SVM, configured as NAPP0 and joined to an Active Directory ...
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Kerberized root user on RHEL 5/6

I'm currently involved with getting NFSv4 and Kerberos. We've decided to bite the bullet and try and make the transition. Our environment is: Windows AD LDAP auth on Linux against said AD. ...
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read only file system

we have a Linux box (RH5) accessing a LUN on a NETAPP FAS2040 via iSCSI, for some reason the system remounts the LUNS(file systems) in read only mode, mostly when deleting huge chunks of data, ...