Monitoring Check for E-Series Network Interfaces

The v1.1.0 release of our Check E-Series product brings also a new monitoring plugin called check_eseries_nic. This provides monitoring of: the link-status (up/down) the current-speed (1Gib/s, 10GiB/s, …) setup-error (true/false) A typical output would for the link-status check look like: $ ./check_eseries_nic link-status -H 10.1.1.11 --system-id=1 NETAPP ESERIES NIC CRITICAL - 4 nics checked, 3 CRITICAL wan1.280107001000000000000: down (CRITICAL), slot 1, label P2 wan0.280007001000000000000: up, slot 0, label P1.
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E-Series Free Pool Space Monitoring

We have released a new monitoring plugin called check_eseries_pool. The first version has exactly one subcommand called free-space. This monitors the free space still available for thin volumes in the disk pool. It is particularly useful when you start taking snapshots or mirroring to another system. In such cases, you will monitor the FreePoolSpace to track the changes until they are mirrored to the other system or until the snapshot is deleted.
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Less data please :-)

Less can be more Some time ago, we received an enquiry in which a customer illustrated a general problem using the LUN check as follows: If I run ./check_netapp_pro.pl LunState -H fas --alarm_limit 1 This will show you all the LUNs on the Cluster, both online and offline. We have systems that contain over 200 LUNs, so Nagios shows a very long list of LUNs, which is confusing for some users.
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Check NetApp's E-Series

The first stable release (v1.1.0) of our brand new Check E-Series product brings an automated health check for e-series nodes. check_eseries_health will run the health checks regularly and automatically report any errors found. Example $ ./check_eseries_health --host=10.1.1.125 --system-id 1 [...] NETAPP ESERIES HEALTH CRITICAL - 16 health checks checked, 1 CRITICAL StorageGRID-XG-102.missingVolumes: notCompleted (CRITICAL) StorageGRID-XG-102.integratedHealthCheck: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.dbSubRecordsValidation: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.melEventCheck: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.validPassword: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.failedDrivesPresent: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.exclusiveOperations: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.driveCheck: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.nvsramDisableCfwDownloads: ok StorageGRID-XG-102.
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