NetApp Filers KM for PATROL

Release Notes for v2.3.00

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What's New

Additional information is now available in the product's Infobox.

Reports Scheduling: Activity and LUNs Mapping Table reports can now be generated every day at a specific time. The information, retrieved as a text file, can later be used by other tools such as BMC Capacity Optimization.

Parameters

The NetworkTransferByteRate and DiskTransferByteRate parameters were added to the SEN_NA_FILER application class. They respectively report on the overall amount of data transferred over the network and the overall amount of data transferred to disks.

The TransferByteRate parameter was added to the SEN_NA_LUN application class. It reports on the count of data transferred per second for a specific LUN.

The ServerTransferByteRate and ClientTransferByteRate parameters were added to the SEN_NA_NFSCACHE application class. They respectively report on the amount of data transferred per seconds to the server and the amount of data transferred per second to the clients.

The TimeSinceLastActivity parameter was added to the SEN_NA_LUN application class. It reports the number of days since the last read or write operation has been observed on the monitored LUN.

Reporting

Two new reports are available: Per Host Storage Allocation and Per LUN Storage Allocation. They report on the volume of storage respectively allocated to each monitored host and LUN.

KM Commands

The Acknowledge Alert and Reset KM commands was added to the SEN_NA_BACKUPRESTORE and SEN_NA_BACKUPDUMP application classes. It allows administrators to manually acknowledge alerts and reset the counters of parameters of the backup dumps and restores instances.

Changes and improvements

The Debug mode was modified to ensure BPPM 9.x compatibility.

The KM commands menu has been reorganized.

The "Restore Device Monitoring" KM command was renamed "Restore Monitoring". The user interface was also simplified to reduce the number of operations required to restore the monitoring of a component.

Backups and failed restores now trigger an alert by default. This alert can be automatically acknowledged after a certain delay configurable through a new dialog-box. A new KM command has also been added to manually acknowledge these alerts.

Fixed Issues

The product now automatically detects the presence of colons (:) in the WWNs query results to allow WWNs to be properly displayed the user report.