NetApp Filers is a high-performance, mission critical product used by large enterprises and service providers.

OpsRamp monitors NetApp Filer using SNMP and the NetApp API.

Supported versions

  • ONTAP API 7-mode APIs
  • NetApp Filer version 8.2.2

Prerequisites

Transport Layer Security (TLS) must be enabled on the NetApp Filer.

To check the TLS status:

SSH username@hostname
system services web show

If TLS is not enabled: tls.enable on

Example output:

External Web Services: true
               Status: online
   HTTP Protocol Port: 80
  HTTPS Protocol Port: 443
        TLSv1 Enabled: true
        SSLv3 Enabled: true
        SSLv2 Enabled: true

OpsRamp configuration

Step 1: Create a credential

  1. From All Clients, choose a client.

  2. Go to Setup > Accounts > Clients.

  3. In the client’s Credentials tab, add the credential information. Credential settings include:

    • Type: NetApp

    • Use Password Vault: If enabled, specify Policy Mapping, otherwise, enter a password:

      • Policy mapping enables integration of a Password Manager application with credentials.
      • Password is the authentication password to access a resource.
    • Port:

      • For HTTP, use port 80.
      • For HTTPS, select Is Secure and use port 443.

Step 2: Configure the integration

  1. From All Clients, select a client.

  2. Go to Setup > Integrations > Integrations.

  3. From Available Integrations, select Storage > NetApp Filer and click Install.

  4. Enter the following:

    • Name
    • IP address
    • Credentials. Select an existing credential or create a new credential.
  5. Click Save.

Step 3: Add a discovery profile

  1. From the Discovery Profiles tab, click + Add.

  2. From the Add Discovery Profile window, enter:

    • Profile Name: Discovery profile name.
    • Select Profile: Choose a management profile.
    • IP Address: NetApp Filer IP address.
  3. From the Filter Criteria section, filter for resources using one of the following:

    • Smart Filters: Filter resources based on the resource type.

    • Resource Filters: Filter resources based on resource attributes:

      • Select matching criteria to match Any or All rules.
      • Filter for resources using the following attributes: resource type, attribute name, logical operator, and value.

      Use regular expressions to filter resources using logical operator regex.

  4. From the Perform Actions section, choose Manage Device to set the resources as managed.

  5. From the Discovery Schedule section, select Recurrence Pattern to add one of the following:

    • Hourly
    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
  6. Click Save.

  7. From the Discovery Profiles section, click Scan Now for the associated profile.

Step 4: View the NetApp Filer infrastructure details

NetApp Filer appears in the Infrastructure > Storage > NetApp Filer category. Click the name to view details. Monitoring is enabled according to configured metric criteria.

Step 5: Assign the monitoring template

To assign monitoring templates to NetApp Filer, see Assigning Templates. For more information on NetApp Filer templates, see NetApp Filer.

Step 6: View resource metrics

To confirm NetApp Filer resource monitoring, review the following:

  • Metric graphs: A graph is plotted for each metric that is enabled in the configuration.
  • Alerts: Alerts are generated for metrics that are configured as defined for integration.