Install Podman on MacOS

For this guide you will need to have Home-brew installed. If you have not already done this run the following: Update Brew formulae before installing Podman Install Podman via Home-brew Initialise Podman This creates and downloads the VM image Start Podman

DMG File Not Opening on MacOS

Whenever I downloaded a new .dmg (in this example I will call it myprogram.dmg) file and tried to run it nothing happened. I tried rebooting, updating (to 12.4) and control+click -> choose DiskImageMounter but it refused to open. To get around this I opened Terminal (either search for it or open via Finder -> Applications Read More…

Configure LDAP Access on Netapp E-Series Santricity

The following quick guide will show you how to configure LDAP to an active directory domain from the Santricity (11.5) web based interface. Log into Santricity Web GUI and go to Settings -> Access Management Click Directory Services -> Add Directory Server I filled out the following under Server Settings. Please change to your Then Read More…

Upgrade Ontap 9.9

In this article I will outline the steps in upgrading (a very buggy) Netapp Ontap 9.9.1 to 9.9.1P5 Download 9.9.5 firmware from Netapp website (in a tgz format) Log into Cluster Mgmt VIP Cluster -> Overview -> Upload image Once uploaded select {image} -> Update In my environment it threw up a few errors on Read More…

Reboot Loop Limit Exceeded – NetApp E5760

Problem: When installing (well, remote hands in a datacenter) an NetApp E5760 with DE460C shelf, after the initial configuration of the management IP address the array went into the following state: Reboot Loop Limit Exceeded Lockdown code: 0ELF The storage array has exceeded its reboot limit and has locked down to preserve the data on Read More…

SMCLI Commands for NetApp E-Series

Issue I needed to remove a disk from a disk pool on an E-series 5700 (http://www.jordansphere.co.uk/remove-drives-from-pool-in-netapp-e-series/ ). This can only be done via SMCLI – which i’d never used before. Here are few useful steps and commands I found on the way. Steps Firstly I needed to install the E-Series Santricity Manager (despite the my Read More…