This blog post covers how I tracked down when SMB 2.1 support was re-enabled in ONTAP 8.1.x 7-mode, having been disabled in the initial release of 8.1.2.
This guide is written for fixing a corrupt or broken RLM firmware. It is applicable to both 4.x and 3.x versions of the RLM firmware. Although this may help with other corrupt or broken RLM issues, the most common error this fixes is
[rlm.firmware.update.failed:warning]: RLM firmware update failed, Error Flashing linux.
Last week, via a tweet from Frank Denneman, I discovered a whitepaper that covers the differences between storage IOPS and storage throughput, as well as best practises for performance benchmarking.
As someone relatively new to the inner workings of storage, I found it very enlightening. Particularly the fact that there’s a clear difference between IOPS and throughput, and you … Read more »
This post covers how to check the current firmware version of your disk shelves in a NetApp FAS storage system
As part of a series of posts on moving IT from Reactive to Proactive, I share my thoughts on how to ensure that IT is meeting your company’s needs through regular meetings with group managers.
How do you know if IT is meeting your company’s needs?
The short answer is, unless you are talking to your non-IT colleagues and managers regularly, you … Read more »