Display Fractional Reserve on Ontap 9.9

We had an issue where we had turned on fractional reserve using ontap 9.6 then upgraded to 9.9. It appears the new GUI does not display if fractional reserve is enabled or not. I believe from Ontap version 9.7 and below you cannot switch back to the classic view so to the command prompt we Read More…

Increase iNodes on Netapp FAS

Problem Our alerting system notified us that inodes were nearing the system limit on a CIFS share (aka unipod_cifs) on a FAS running ONTap 9   Solution The following command will shiow current usage syntax volume show  {cifs_name} -fields files, files-used command  volume show unipod_cifs -fields files, files-used     To increase the inodes use the following syntax Read More…

New Node Gets Stuck in PendingActive State – NetApp Solidfire

Problem: When trying to add a new NetApp Solidfire (H610S4) node to an existing cluster the node became locked in a PendingActive state.   Troubleshooting The log files showed the following error: 2019-11-25T13:47:50.149221Z node-sans11 master-1[26688]: [Bootstrapper] 26749 TickerIOService ms/Bootstrapper.cpp:1648:RunClusterSearch|Error in cluster search: ex=xInvalidVirtualNetwork at solidfire::IPAddress solidfire::VirtualNetworkInfo::ReserveAddress() (shared/VirtualNetworkInfo.cpp:302): Too few IP addresses supplied for VirtualNetwork 8   Read More…