Saturday, 19 May 2012

NetApp: Instructions for running the NetApp Data Collector against a Single Storage System


From a workstation or server that has internet connectivity to download files, and IP connectivity to the NetApp storage appliance:

1) Download and install .Net Framework 4.0 (if not already installed)
The easiest way to obtain the download is to Google “download .NET 4” and the download link is normally the first result.

Fig. 1: dotNetFx40_Full_setup.exe
2) Download the NetApp DataCollector from:

3) Double-click “NetApp Data Collector.exe” to run
Fig. 2: NetApp Data Collector.exe
4) NetApp Data Collector: Single Storage System
From the NetApp Data Collector Window:
-         Leave the radio button on ‘Import from a single’
-         Choose correct transport - http/https
-         Enter ‘Hostname’
-         Enter ‘Username’
-         Enter ‘password’
-         Click ‘Test’ and if okay …
-         Browse to a ‘Directory to Store Data’ (the desktop is fine)
-         Click ‘Import’

Fig. 3: NetApp Data Collector Window
The result is a zip file containing lots of text files with information regards the filer.

Appendix: NetApp Data Collector Output Files

*May differ slightly depending on model and version of Data ONTAP

AGGR-SHOW_SPACE / AGGR-STATUS / CIFS-DOMAININFO / CIFS-SHARES / DF / DF-A / DF-R / DF-S / ENVIRONMENT / EXPORTS / FC-DEVICE-MAP / FCP-CFMODE / FCP-INITIATOR-STATUS / FCP-TARGET-ADAPTERS / FCP-TARGET-CONFIGURATION / IFCONFIG-A / INITIATOR-GROUPS / ISCSI-PORTALS / ISCSI-TARGET-PORTALS / LUN-CONFIGURATION / OPTIONS / QTREE-STATUS / RC / SIS-STAT / SIS-STAT-L / SIS-STATUS-L / SNAP-LIST-N / SNAPMIRROR-DESTINATIONS / SNAPMIRROR-STATUS / SNAP-RESERVE / SNAP-RESERVE-A / SNAP-SCHED / SNAP-SCHED-A / SNAPVAULT-DESTINATIONS / SNAPVAULT-SNAP-SCHED / SNAPVAULT-STATUS-B / SNAPVAULT-STATUS-C / SNAPVAULT-STATUS-L / SOFTWARE-LICENSES / STORAGE / SYSCONFIG-A / SYSCONFIG-D / SYSCONFIG-HARDWARE-IDS / SYSCONFIG-M / SYSCONFIG-R / UNOWNED-DISKS / VFILERS / VOL-STATUS

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