Viewing NFS Shares in the NetApp Cluster

I have managed to inherit from a NetApp system and I could do with a few pointers for basic tasks. It looks like we may need to hire a consultant, but I don't see why checking these simple things should be so difficult …

First, the system is running live NFS services for VMWare, but I can't get any information about the NFS configuration. I hope this would give me at least some information on what volumes do what (because even they don't make sense, see below).

It shows 4 vservers, with 2 nodes –

                           Admin      Operational Root
Vserver     Type    Subtype    State      State       Volume     Aggregate
----------- ------- ---------- ---------- ----------- ---------- ----------
SAN2        admin   -          -          -           -          -
SAN2-01     node    -          -          -           -          -
SAN2-02     node    -          -          -           -          -
            data    default    running    running     svm_nfs_   san2_01_
                                                      sm_root    data

However, trying to list all nfs parameters, with or without a specified vserver, returns nothing

SAN2::> nfs show
This table is currently empty.

SAN2::> nfs show -vserver svm_nfs_sm
There are no entries matching your query.

When it comes to volumes, as briefly mentioned above, even they don't make much sense. I see 3 NFS mounts in VMware, reported as 3 TB, 3 TB and 1 TB, but only 2 volumes of 2.5 TB on NetApp

                                    online     DP       2.50TB    824.8GB   67%
                                    online     DP       2.50TB     1.23TB   50%

I could do with basic help to just inventory what does what and where the VMWare data is actually stored …

Windows Server 2016 – SAS disks are not recognized in Netapp DS4486

To get started, here are the relevant hardware specifications:

  • Dell R710 with Windows Server 2016
  • Dell PERC H200e
  • Dell PERC H810
  • Dell PowerVault MD1200 with 03DJRJ controllers
  • NetApp DS4486 with IOM6 controllers

I have a total of 26 SAS drives. These are all 4TB Seagate ST4000NM0023 drives, 3TB Seagate ST33000650SS drives or 600GB Seagate ST3600002SS drives. I have tried them in several configurations in the DS4486: one drive per sled (both positions), two drives by sled, a mixture of each type in a sled, and all these configurations in several different bays of the enclosure. with unrecognized discs. If I take exactly the same drive and put it in a Dell MD1200, they are recognized and accessible by the operating system without any problem. I connected the DS4486 and the MD1200 to a PERC H200e and a PERC H810 and the results are the same. I even tried to chain the daisy chain boxes as follows: host -> MD1200 -> DS4486. The results are always the same, not all discs are recognized in the DS4486.

The drives appear in Disk Management as uninitialized drives. Drive properties indicate the correct model number of the drive. The size of the reader properties is 0 bytes. If I try to initialize the player as GPT, I get an error stating that the size is not large enough. If I choose MBR, I get an I / O error. When I run diskpart -> list disk, the output seems to freeze a bit, then the drives are displayed in the list about 30% of the time, otherwise the list is empty. If I try to use select disk <##> (using the disk management disk number), then execute any other command such as clean or online disk I get an error message in the output.

Any ideas on what to try next? If more information is needed, let me know, I will provide you with everything I can.

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Determine how much free space does a NetApp have?

There is a virtual server on a NetApp called: foo15.

This vserver contains volumes, exported and used as NFS.

The question: How can I determine the maximum size of volumes, if expansion is needed? Do not talk about self-expansion or the like, what is the theoretical max at the moment?

I can see after manuals, on Google, that the used space can be viewed, but not free space.

Version: NetApp version 9.1P11

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