A couple weeks ago, I hinted at some news that was coming to the Tech ONTAP Podcast in June. Now, that news is finally here - ONTAP 9 has been announced! We kicked off the month with an interview with Lee Caswell, the VP of Product and Solutions Marketing at NetApp to talk about why NetApp … Continue reading June 2016 – ONTAP 9 Month on the Tech ONTAP Podcast!
Welcome to the Episode 40 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, I was on vacation, so Glenn and Sully took the reins and invited their FlexPod buddies Dave Cain (@thedavecain) and Amit Borulkar (@amit_borulkar) in and talked about Puppet automation. I don't have any inside … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 40 – Masters of Puppet!
I recently went on vacation this past week after attending the NetApp A-Team ETL. The family went to Carolina Beach, and if you have ever had/currently have kids, you know that a vacation with a toddler is not really much of a vacation. But, the weather was pretty nice overall... Good news is, I got … Continue reading Stay tuned for some big news in the month of June!
Welcome to the Episode 39 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we took the show on the road to NetApp headquarters to attend the NetApp A-Team ETL, which is similar to Storage Field Day, except it's all NetApp. So, Sully and I hopped on … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 39 – NetApp A-Team ETL
Welcome to the Episode 38 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we welcome Andrew back from OpenStack Summit and his vacation, as well as chatting about the new NetApp Docker Volume plugin that was recently released. No guests this week. Stay tuned for some … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 38 – OpenStack Summit Post-cap
It’s time for new technical report updates! Since clustered Data ONTAP 8.3.2 is now available, we are publishing our 8.3.2 updates to our docs. I finally got the updates added to TR-4073: Secure Unified Authentication. What is Secure Unified Authentication? Secure Unified Authentication is a solution-based methodology to provide secure (via Kerberos) unified (via central LDAP servers for … Continue reading May 2016 update to TR-4073 (the NetApp NFS Kerberos/LDAP manifesto)
Welcome to the Episode 37 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” DevOps has been a hot topic in IT, but usually when people talk about it, non-Windows applications, operating systems and orchestration suites are involved. This week, we bring a couple of Windows guys in to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 37 – DevOps on Windows
Showmount in clustered Data ONTAP When NetApp's clustered Data ONTAP was first introduced, 7-Mode customers using NFS noticed something was missing - they could no longer run "showmount" from their clients to get the exported paths on the NFS server. Instead, it would just show a / and (everyone) for that server. For complete details … Continue reading Re-animating the cDOT Showmount Script
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One of the questions I get on a fairly regular basis is: I used to be able to trace NFSv3 mount failures in 7-Mode with an option called nfs.mountd.trace. How do I do that in clustered Data ONTAP? Well, the short answer is that there is no single option to trace mount failures currently. The … Continue reading How to trace NFSv3 mount failures in clustered Data ONTAP