Tag Archives: NetApp

SAN Loop Failure

sam.aaron/ August 2, 2011/ Daily, ESX, VMware/ 0 comments

Here’s an example of how important it is for your VMware Engineers to either have visibility into the SAN infrastructure, or work very intimately with the SAN Admins. We lost a fiber loop on one of our NetApp FAS 3160 SANs yesterday. If my team did not receive the critical fail-over emails, we would not have known that there were

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NetApp nSANity

sam.aaron/ May 25, 2011/ Daily, HowTo/ 2 comments

I was asked a few days ago to run a tool against one of my ESX hosts. The tool is called nSANity and was supplied by my NetApp vendor. This application is designed to collect details of all SAN and fibre connectivity for end-to-end diagnosis. It takes this data and makes an XML report out of it. The reason I

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