Author / TomLasswell

A slightly modified version of a scriptingGuy post to find NetApp software installed from a csv file (export from active directory)

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I was asked the other day what happens with maxfiles. Maxfiles has to do with inodes on the NetApp. This can get full due to many small files in a volume and you can still have plenty of space but not have enough inodes. Basically, increasing the maxfiles cannot be reversed, however when you grow […]

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This is to match what System Manger 2.2 creates as a vol type but via CLI, some of us still batch out our commands in notepad so here yah go:

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I ran into the issue where Windows was not mounting the Phone’s SD card within windows, so I had to revert back to using adb. This method requires that you’ve download the drivers for your phone, along with the android sdk (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html). The SDK will download and you extract to any location of your choosing. […]

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Ever had a system where you were running 7.3.x and got a new disk shelf intended for a 8.x release and the disks show as broken?

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A quick command that I always forget to remember when you want to unown disks from a NetApp where nether filer owns the disks. This can happen when you move a shelf from one controller pair to another.

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There’s quite a lot of information out there on backup tasks, my biggest frustration is that the wizard is not very standard on creating the backup tasks, it’s much easier if you know what you’re doing to create the tasks manually and leave the backup wizard outta the picture. Here’s the common command line arguments […]

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I’ve always wondered where the autosupports were held on the NetApp, specifically to see if my autosupports are being processed on new client sites. I’m not sure about other releases but on 8.x releases (they’re most¬†likely¬†in the same location) they’re stored here: \\{netapp}\etc$\log\autosupport NetApp has released some commands in the 8.1.x code line release to […]

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Quick post, sometimes VMware doesn’t detect that you have SSD locally and you you need to force it to enable SSD. I’ll expand on this more and update this post with some screenshots later.

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