This report has been written due to a number of write latency related bugs I’ve witnessed in recent versions on ONTAP 7-mode. It’s a modified version of an internal report that I wrote up in some free time. I thought I’d summarise my findings in case others are seeing similar issues.
If you or your company own a NetApp Storage System, you can access and download the NetApp Simulator – it’s basically a NetApp filer in a Virtual Machine. Very cool; and great for learning and experimenting in a Lab.
Why increase the disk size?
The Simulator, by default, presents you with 28 x 1GB disks, giving you … Read more »
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.
Very brief issue I had with a Lab NetApp Filer last night.
If you try to log on to http://filer/na_admin/ you see: Error 500, Servlets not enabled
To fix the problem:
Re-install the OnTap software
Earlier today, I was trying to set up a Remote Verification Server on NetApp SnapManager for Exchange 6.0, but came across this error when the remote verification server tried to mount the snapshot:
[SnapDrive Error]:VDS volume object for the LUN s/n ‘<serial>’ has not been found
The error shows up in the Report that SME generates when … Read more »