We are constantly trying new methods of installing the plugins so to make installation and upgrade easy and scriptable (rpm, …). We found the Perl dependencies being the main obstacle and finally favorite a solution depending on docker. So in the future you could get a fully installed docker image with anything …
The bug-fix release 3.10.3 has been released today. It fixes some backwards-compatibility issues for 7m checks . Important: The fixed checks have an argument --mode now. This defaults to cm. To check a 7-Mode filer you have to set it to --mode=7m. This new stable release can be downloaded from the Q-Portal .
While making most of the checks compatible with the upcoming DataONTAP 9.3 we unfortunately broke the 7m-backwards-compatibility in some direct (*) checks like check_netapp_scrub and check_netapp_spare. We are working on an update to fix this and will announce it’s availability here. *) direct checks retrieve …
We are currently working on a check that monitors AutoSupport events, i.e. a check that sends an alarm if a AutoSupport message could not be created or sent. The last 50 ASUP events are polled and an alarm is triggered for any message with a failed status (transmission failed oder collection failed). Here’s an …
An existing installation of checks can be replaced by a newer version quite easily as long as it is the same product, e.g.: check_netapp 2.1.0 by check_netapp 2.2.5. Equally, the same holds true for the pro version (e.g. check_netapp_pro 3.0.17 by check_netapp_pro 3.1.0). In these cases the update is nothing else than …