NetApp_Ontap Probe is missing information VServers and Volumes


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DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES


We noticed that the NetApp_Ontap Probe (v1.12) is not collecting information VServers and Volumes. 

the following is seen in the netapp_ontap.log 

  • Jun 19 17:34:29:034 [Data Collector - 0, netapp_ontap] exception in getting value of voulme_max_size and fixed_volume
  • Jun 19 17:34:29:643 [Data Collector - 0, netapp_ontap] buildDisk - Error occured while populating data for folderId DISKnull
  • Jun 19 17:34:29:643 [Data Collector - 0, netapp_ontap] java.lang.NullPointerException
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  • at com.nimsoft.probe.common.ctd.CtdSession.doInventoryUpdate(
  • at com.nimsoft.probe.common.ctd.ProbeDataCollector.executeSessionUpdateInventory(
  • at com.nimsoft.probe.common.ctd.ProbeDataCollector.execute(
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  • at java.util.concurrent.Executors$
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  • at java.util.concurrent.ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$
  • at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(
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Currently the NetApp_ontap probe does not support Netapp Metro Cluster


NetApp Metro ClusterNetApp_Ontap Probe v1.12


There is no workaround at present.

Please raise an idea on the user community to request the netapp metro cluster be certified for a future release of the probe.