Release Notes: Live Optics for NetApp (Updated 08/04/20)

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New Features/Fixes

April 30, 2019

  • Workload Concentration Performance chart
  • NFS Performance charts
  • System Workload summary charts (released in Oct)
  • July 30, 2020
    • New collector framework in place that will allow for fewer connectivity issues
    • Cluster mode
      • Versions 8.0 – 8.2 are NOW supported
    • 7-mode
      • Diffie-Hellman Key issue with SSH – fixed
      • Collector crashes during collection if SSH session is open against the array or the partner array – this is a different issue from above – please make sure port 22 is not being used by any other process – fixed
      • Some 7-mode HA pairs are showing up as a single node – fixed
    • Browser must be refreshed to see status updates - fixed


Known Issues

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


  • None


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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