Questions tagged [netapp]

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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Monitoring an NFS mountpoint on a NetApp box for changes

I need to monitor an NFS mountpoint for changes (files written or created). I am running Linux (a RedHat variant to be precise). I also am a NetApp user (i.e., I don't have admin privileges on the ...
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NetApp SVM management web interface 404 error

I created an SVM with the intentions of delegating administration to just that SVM (my first time doing this). I created an aggregate for it, created an SVM, assigned the aggregate to the SVM, created ...
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JBOD hard drives report incorrect size

I am trying to setup a netapp ds14 to use with 6 and 8tb SATA drives I got FC to SATA interposer boards and now all the drives are correctly identified and visible, however the capacity that I see is ...
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Windows - Group Policy - Numerous Share Drives w/ Item-Level Targeting

Overview We have been working on getting our numerous sites to map share drives for each user that needs access to their sites. We have no way of standardizing this from within their AD profile as ...
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Qlogic QLE8152 connect to a DS14 disk shelf

I am trying to configure a NETAPP DS14 disk shelf to expose the drives to a windows or a linux machine, I don't have a controller but I got a FC to ethernet adapter (Qlogic 8152) however the loop does ...
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Documenting LUNs/CIFs Shares/NFS Mounts

I have been tasked with standing up a new NetApp FAS 9000 and moving off our older 8040. I've done a few things within OnTap before and troubleshot a couple problems when the primary person was out of ...
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Same NFS share on different clients with different local users

I have a NFS share on Netapp that is mounted on a RHEL client and I've set its owner and group owner from this client with chown command. User and group are local on this server. I mount the same ...
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NFS : permission denied - home dir NFS Qtree from Netapp

I have centos7 box NFS Qtree used for home dir from Netapp is able to mount just fine Export policy shows : any any any ...ie super user access as well is any When i am root user on client box , can ...
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Storage space usage with thick provisioned disks

We are using VMware vSphere and NetApp and are trying to troubleshoot some mind-melting space problems. Part of this problem is two colleagues disagreeing on how thick provisioned disks relate to used ...
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NetApp SVM backups

does an NetApp SVM allow you to perform a backup of a remote server, something like a snapshot without having to mount for example an FNS volume from that SVM to the target server ? Thanks
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Vsphere 6.7 disable plugin (NetApp Virtual Storage Console)

I have inherited a VMWare installation that has an old version of the NetApp virtual storage console installed (it actually claims to be a "HTML5 technical preview, only for lab environment" ...
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Move port-channel pair to new switch

So I have an old Nexus 3524 that is set up with a bunch of port-channel pairs connecting to three different ESXi hosts and four different NetApp nodes. I am replacing that with a pair of Nexus 9000's ...
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Viewing NetApp cluster NFS shares

I've managed to inherit a NetApp system and could do with some pointers for basic tasks. It looks like we may need to get a consultant in, but I don't see why checking these simple things should be ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME with server OS SpinStream2

I'm trying to use Samba smbclient to connect to a file server managed by my technology partner, and I'm consistently getting this error message about tree connect failed. The exact details have been ...
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I'm not be able to add LVM partition in iSCSI shared storage

Hey guys currently I'm using proxmox 6.1 and i have created a cluster for high availability. I have one shared iSCSI storage from NetAPP, i want to create a LVM on that iSCSI storage but its asking ...
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HA configuration for KVM Guest on iSCSI shared storage [duplicate]

My requirement is to provide HA to a Zimbra Server. We want Zimbra files to be installed in a Netapp SAN which is providing around 5.7 TB as a SAN iSCI Drive. Since Netapp comes in with Dual ...
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Windows 2012 R2 SCSI UNMAP failure

I have a very strange situation. I have a Windows 2012 R2 VM with mounted thin provisioned LUNs located on a NetApp FAS2552 filer (running cDOT 9.4P2), and the server is not sending SCSI UNMAP ...
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Selective file permission errors on NFS mounted volumes

I have two Red Hat 7 clients (one is RHEL, one is CentOS) NFS mounting a directory from a NetApp server. The RHEL client mounts the volume read-write, whereas the CentOS client mounts the volume read-...
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NetApp: How to get real file's access time (atime) from a snapshot?

According to the documentation (https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1635994/html/GUID-3CE08FEA-6624-4EBF-847C-F7F9C7F355A3.html) access time of all files in the snapshot copy is set to snapshot ...
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iscsi multipath on CentOS 7, is it possible with existing partition

I have an ISCSI server (NetApp) with multipath support, initially i login (iscsi login from client) with one controller and created an iscsi partition (sdb) in CentOS 7. Also i copied some data's ...
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ESXi 6.7 NFS Datastore - Access denied

I am setting up a new vSphere environment using 6.7. I have built the first ESX server and need to connect to an NFS mount to use as a datastore. The NFS share is on a NetApp running in Cluster mode, ...
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Is a file move on an NFS share atomic

We have a system producing new files on an NFS share (I believe the provider is NetApp). Our applications are written in Java. The Java spec says that FileSystem moves are atomic, but not sure if ...
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SSD errors under NetApp E-Series 5424

We're having some weird issues with our Storage (netapp e-series 5425) and a bunch of SSDs. Technically they work fine, we can do all operations on it, whatever runs on it runs fine, but we keep ...
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Performance testing an Azure Netapp instance

We are looking to run a Netapp instance in Azure Ireland. The first time our cloud architect tried it performance was terrible. We therefore want to run some performance tests but are hitting a brick ...
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'SMB direct' disable on Windows 10 implications

Dear Storage/Windows experts, Here's the environment. Our users are using Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 to connect to group/project shares on NetApp (Only SMBv1 enabled). Users home drive/...
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AIX SMS Menu + Netapp Multipath cause BOS migration issues

I'm performing an AIX migration from 7.1 to 7.2 using the DVD Iso on a VIOS Virtual Library. At the point the migration starts, it fails with the following message: 0516-1775 varyonvg: Physical ...
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VMware with 1gbs network interface with NFS in Netapp with 10gpbs and Control Flow

I read this question. I have only 2 VMware esx with 2x1gbs interfaces each and netapp with 4x10gbs interfaces. It is configured auto negociate with the switch. But the switch drops frames. Do I need ...
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Netapp incoming error message , HA Group Notification from NTAP01 (FCP PARTNER PATH MISCONFIGURED) ERROR

HA Group Notification from NTAP01 (FCP PARTNER PATH MISCONFIGURED) ERROR sometimes i am getting that error on my cluster netapp storage ? Any ideas about this ?
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Unable to list new files on a cifs share with ls *

I have an old HP-UX system running version 11.11, it has a cifs mount configured to a netapp filer. In the past several days we've been seeing some odd behaviour for the share where files can be ...
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RAID DP brain teaser [closed]

Someone knows what happens if the parity disk fails simultaneously with a data disk? It is supposed to handle double disk failure but since one parity disk fails it seems impossible. Does anybody have ...
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Drive not working with LSI controller

I'm trying to use a NETAPP X412 drive (15K rpm 600GB) with LSI 9240-8i. The problem is that the drive shows up as 0 KB big, and attempting to set the drive to good fails with the error message "...
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Powershell - checking if a file is a Linux symbolic link

I'm migrating a NetApp NTFS based filesystem. It is mounted on both Windows and Linux boxes. My validation script in Powershell is walking the file system and doing various checks that the source and ...
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What does it mean for "OWNER CREATOR" to be the owner of a folder?

I see folders with an owner of "OWNER CREATOR" and group of "DOMAIN\Domain Users". When I copy these files, the ownership is being transferred to me. That is not the behavior I want. However, what ...
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Why is my data not showing up on a shared vmdk on another VM?

Configuration: Netapp (SAN) providing a 5GB FC LUN to VMware hosts (datastore). (2) Server 2012R2 datacenter VMs configured with a 5GB shared vmdk using paravirtual SCSI controller with SCSI Bus ...
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cifs mount alternately sends wrong passwd

short version: the NETAPP logs show that from our client (debian 8.7, cifs=2:6.4-1) machine the login fails alternatively. I.e. it is like one time it sends the good password, and then some wrong ...
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Access CIFS share using short username and not UPN

I'm trying to configure CIFS share on my NetApp FAS2554 (NetApp Release 8.3.2P2). And I have 2 shares created. One allows accessing it using short username i.e. and another one for some reason ...
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Disable all NFS Client cache on CentOS

I have a netapp server exportting NFS share (NFS3). I am monitoring the fpolicy on the netapp server, this means, I listen to all File read operation of the volume (and share..). From a CentOS ...
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Why NetApp snapshot spill happen?

I am confused about what Snapshot Copy Reserve actually stores. From what I understand, a snapshot copy is a copy of pointers which points to blocks on disk which were occupied by a file at some point ...
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Windows files on SMB/CIFS server do not automatically have read locks

My memory from working with different systems in the past is that the default behavior for many windows SMB clients writing to a Netapp share is that open files would automatically have a read lock on ...
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Cluster mode Netapp - Snapmirror change unix groups

I'm trying to setup snapmirror between two cluster mode netapp filers. However, one is in the US, the other is in China. We have two different unix groups setup here, as a security measure. i.e. ...
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rename() on NFS atomicity

I've got a process that: writes a new '.tmp' file. uses a rename() syscall to replace an existing file. This file is being accessed from a remote NFS client. We do this, because we want atomic file ...
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NetApp Filer queue length?

Is there a way to determine how many transactions are pending in the filer? How many words are required to ask this question before Post button will work? I'll try another sentence.
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Which SAS JBOD module for NetApp DS4243?

Does anyone know what the SAS JBOD module is called (model number perhaps) that works for NetApp's DS4243 disk array? I can find controllers on ebay, but not a single SAS JBOD module. Afterwards it ...
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Windows Server 2012 won't backup to Netapp Filer

So I've been having a bit of an issue here, and I'm having a lot of trouble determining what it is; I'm trying to configure backups for one of our servers, and whenever I attempt to do one of said ...
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NetApp .Snapshots wont delete

I am working in VMware Vspere client, I am an sys administrator taking over for an Admin who has left. Many users were complaining about space in our Mounted Linux shared drive. So I did some ...
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How to connect a Juniper EX4500 to netapp X1107A

What is the best and not expensive way to connect a Juniper EX4500 to a X1107A Chelsio PCI Netapp card? Will these do (10GBASE-SR) for both end? and then connect with fiber cable? How important is it ...
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linux + how to know the time details from df command

is it possible to know when partition was mounted from storage volume? for example latly we know about that netapp19:/volume/orsdcp_nfs was mounted on /oraT but how to know when? ( regarding that ...
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NFS mount in Windows - can't copy files with 600 permissions

I have a Netapp with some NFS exports for VMware storage. I want to mount the snapshots on a Windows 2012 R2 server in order to copy all of the virtual machine files to tape. I can mount the share ...
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NetApp reconfigure aggregate

I have one second-hand NetApp FAS2020, ONTAP 7.3.6, with 12 disks. There is created 1 aggregate (aggr0) and all 12 disks are in this single aggregate (10 data, 1 parity, 1 dparity), no spare disks. ...
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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 ...