Owing to structural changes, an automatic migration from version 3.x.xx of BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers is not possible. Users of version 3.x.xx should remove the PM from all elements and completely uninstall the PM before uploading and installing v4.0.00.
|•||NetApp Filers configured in Cluster-Mode are now fully supported by BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers.|
|•||BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers now integrates hardware monitoring features.|
|•||NetApp Filers are now monitored through the NetApp ONTAP API. Therefore, numerous parameters have been added to better cover all aspects of the NetApp Filers performance and hardware components health.|
|•||LUNs and Volumes Monitoring: it is now possible to disable the monitoring of all the volumes or all the LUNs of a system to limit the number of instances created and therefore reduce the system resource consumption.|
|•||The new Time Since Last Activity parameter reports the number of days since the last read or write operation has been observed on the monitored LUN.|