What is a NetApp FAS Storage System?
A mainstay of NetApp's extensive product range, the NetApp Fabric-Attached Storage (NetApp FAS Storage System), often referred to as NetApp "filer", is a robust and flexible storage appliance. The NetApp FAS2xxx series bolsters its physical storage capabilities with vast disk arrays that can leverage Fibre Channel, SATA, SAS or SSD disk drives, arranged into RAID groups for added data protection and redundancy. The versatile product line also includes the All-Flash FAS, otherwise known as the AFF A-series. This cutting-edge solution retains the hardware foundation of the FAS storage appliance, but instead opts for exclusive use of SSD drives, eschewing traditional HDDs entirely. This adaptation allows for enhanced performance and speed, thereby making it an optimal choice for demanding, data-intensive operations.
How to monitor a NetApp Storage System?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor a NetApp Storage System. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the NetApp Storage System. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a resource from the ServicePilot storage-netapp package.
The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include more than 70 metrics for:
- NetApp FAS System
- Network Inbound and Outbound
- CPU utilization
- Failed RAID disks
- File System Overall Status
- Fullest File System
- Failed Fans
- Failed Power Supplies
- Hardware Overheat...
- NetApp File System
- Space Usage
- Mirror Status...
- NetApp RAID Disk
- Space Usage...
How to install a netapp resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new netapp resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the netapp package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology NETAPP with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.