Release Notes: Live Optics for NetApp (Updated 12/18/18)

Keith Younger


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

  • December 17, 2018
    • Workload Concentration Performance chart
    • NFS Performance charts
    • System Workload summary charts (released in Oct)

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
      • Diffie-Hellman Key issue with SSH
        • Versions 8.0 – 8.2 are NOT supported at this time
      • Collector crashes during collection if SSH session is open against the array or the partner array – this is a different issue from above
      • Some 7-mode HA pairs are showing up as a single node
    • 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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    Keiichi Ishiyama

    When will version8.2 be available?

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