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Difference Cisco Nexus 3132Q-V Rev Air vs Std Air
Everyone
probably already knows this, but I didn’t until a few weeks ago. The Blue tabs on fans on the NX3132Q-V Std Air, means the fan side should be in the cold
(blue) aisle (symbols on the tab show air being sucked in.) The Red tabs on fans on the NX3132...
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MetroCluster IP Installation: Cabling the IP Switches: AFF A800 Systems
The
following Visio diagrams are constructed from the MetroCluster
IP Installation and Configuration Guide and the section: Configuring the MetroCluster hardware
components > Installing and cabling MetroCluster
components > Cabling the IP switches I’ve used...
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MetroCluster IP Installation: Cabling the IP Switches: AFF A700 and FAS9000 Systems
The
following Visio diagrams are constructed from the MetroCluster
IP Installation and Configuration Guide and the section: Configuring the MetroCluster hardware
components > Installing and cabling MetroCluster
components > Cabling the IP switches I’ve used...
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How to Setup Cisco Nexus 3132Q-V NetApp ONTAP Cluster Switches
Back in
April I posted Setting
up Cisco Nexus 3132Q-V Switches for NetApp ONTAP . At the time I didn’t have
access to a NX3132Q-V so had to source my information from manuals. In this post
I post the console output from a real-world NX3132Q-V basic setup (c...
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Tech Roundup - 27th May 2018
Stuff
collected in the last month and a half since the last Tech Roundup. With
headings: AWS, Broadcom, Docker, Microsoft, NetApp, PowerShell, Storage Industry
News, VMware, Miscellaneous AWS Amazon Web Services - Builders' Day London 2018
& Keynote present...
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System Node Migrate-Root Experiences
I needed to test out ‘system node migrate-root’
in preparation for potentially using it prior to performing a headswap. No
physical hardware here just an ONTAP 9.3 HA Simulator lab. These are some
observations with a couple of tips. Documentation System
Nod...
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PowerShell to Record Job Execution Progress Per Second
Sometimes when you’re doing stuff with NetApp ONTAP, you’ll
get given a job-id and you’ll be curious to know all the phases the job goes
through. So, I wrote this little program to find out just that. In the image - down
the bottom - is my use case (which w...
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One-Liner PowerShell to Record/Log CIFS Share Access Availability
I like
one liners where you don’t need a PowerShell script/PS1 file. It might be a bit
of a cheat using semi-colons, but you can still paste it into your PowerShell and
run it as a one liner. This one
liner can be used to test availability of a CIFS share. ...
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Recovering ARL Headswap Out-of-Quorum (Missing/Unmapped Cluster Ports)
I’ve
done a few ARL headswaps and always worked out a strategy to ensure at least
one cluster port maps correctly to the new head (example: FAS3220 to FAS6220 ARL headswap by moving one of the FAS3220’s
10 GbE cards to slot 3 and moving cluster ports onto t...
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How to Convert to a 2-node Switchless Cluster
After
spending a little bit of time with the official process to convert a NetApp (Clustered)
ONTAP cluster to switchless cluster - Transitioning to a two-node switchless cluster https://library.netapp.com/ecm/ecm_download_file/ecmp1157168 - and encounterin...
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