Release Notes: Live Optics for NetApp (Updated 10/16/18)

Keith Younger

Introduction

Welcome to the release notes for Live Optics for NetApp.  We encourage you to follow this page to receive email notifications when this document is updated.

New Features/Fixes

  • October 8, 2018
    • PPT Performance “Limited Preview” release
    • PPT Notes section contains formula’s and how configuration info is derived

 

Known Issues

The following known limitations should be considered when using Live Optics to assess a NetApp storage array.

  • All versions of NetApp are supported by Live Optics with the following caveat:
    • Cluster mode
      • No known issues at this time
    • 7-mode
      • Some 7-mode HA pairs are showing up as a single node
      • Collector crashes during collection if SSH session is open against the array or the partner array
    • Browser must be refreshed to see status updates
    • Capturing data for multiple arrays in one collection is not supported at this time

 

Report Notes

  • Dedupe, compression, total data reduction and physical capacity values do not contain the capacity value for Root volumes.
    • Physical capacity calculation is: DFA – all root volume values from DF
    • Individual root volume details are included in the aggregates and volumes tabs
  • Disks listed as broken or unassigned are not included in the number of disks
  • Simulator (SIMBOX) is NOT supported
  • Print Volume page will provide the top 15 volumes sorted by total size
  • Volumes with no aggregate are not included in the capacity
  • Volumes listed as “reserved” are not included in the capacity
  • Features slide is limited to 9 features, full list is in the online viewer
  • Volumes with < 100 IOPS will not count latency values in the calculations
  • XLSX values are KB
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