LDAP Authentication for OnCommand Unified Manager running on Linux

I had a recent opportunity to work on a configuration mentioned in the title. The OCUM version was 5.2.1P1 and the OS was RHEL. This is well documented in the NetApp OCUM guide – NetApp_OnCommand_Unified_Manager_Online_Help and NetApp Community Forum There were a few places where I was caught offguard. I will first details the configuration ...

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Logical Interface – LIFs

Logical Interface - LIFs
A LIF (logical interface) is an IP address with associated characteristics, such as a role, a home port, a home node, a routing group, a list of ports to fail over to, and a firewall policy. You can configure LIFs on ports over which the cluster sends and receives communications over the network. LIFs can ...

MetroCluster – Adding disks to an existing aggregate

  Syntax: 1. Enter the following command:{ aggr | vol } add { aggrname | volname } ndisks[@disk-size] aggrname is the name of the aggregate to which you are adding disks. volname is the name of the traditional volume to which you are adding disks. ndisks is the number of disks to use. Adding new ...

MetroCluster – Create a mirrored aggregate

This topic covers how to create both a 32 bit and 64 bit mirrored aggregate 1. Checking the spares 2. Creating a mirrored aggregate      2a. Option 1 – Create a 32 bit mirrored aggregate      2b. Checking the aggregate status      2c. Checking the RAID status of the aggregate      2d. ...

Virtual Storage Tier – VST

An insight into Virtual Storage Tier – VST A few questions answered regarding VST 1. Is there data migration involved? No. Any time a read request is received for a block on a volume or LUN where the VST is enabled, that block is automatically subject to promotion. The promotion of a data block to ...

OnCommand Suite/DFM Plugin’s

DFM Plugins – And they are in one single location. 🙂 There has been plenty of pain trying to get multiple plugins for DFM. Several times I have wished for the DFM server/ OnCommand plugins to be available in a single repository. I am sure there are several who share my thoughts (and the pain). Each ...

Upgrading from RAID 4 to RAID DP

Checking the RAID type and config In this example the aggregate has two disks and is a R4 configuration. testfiler01*> aggr status -r aggr1 Aggregate aggr1 (online, raid4) (block checksums) Plex /aggr1/plex0 (online, normal, active, pool0) RAID group /aggr1/plex0/rg0 (normal, block checksums) RAID Disk Device HA SHELF BAY CHAN Pool Type RPM Used (MB/blks) Phys ...

RLM updates – A change from existing procedure

With the firmware updates with revisions above 3.1 the usual procedure of rlm update does not work. This is mentioned in detail in the rlm download section. Usual procedure Download the rlm firwware and copy it to the software folder software install rlm firmware rlm update and rlm reboot. For version 4.0 and above the ...

MetroCluster – Deleting a mirrored aggregate

This topic covers how a mirrored aggregate can be off lined and destroyed. Destroying a mirrored aggregate Remove a plex from a mirrored aggregate Offline a plex Destroy a plex Offline the remaining plex Destroy the aggregate 1.     Remove a plex from a mirrored aggregate An example of a mirrored aggregate Capacity details as with ...