ONTAP 9.14

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View hardware configurations to determine problems

Beginning with ONTAP 9.8, you can use ONTAP System Manager to view the configuration of hardware on your network and determine the health of your hardware systems and cabling configurations.

Steps

To view hardware configurations, perform the following steps:

  1. In ONTAP System Manager, select Cluster > Hardware.

  2. Hover your mouse over components to view status and other details.

    You can view various types of information:

  3. Beginning with ONTAP 9.12.1, you can view cabling information in ONTAP System Manager. Click the Show Cables check box to view cabling, then hover over a cable to view its connectivity information.

Information about controllers

You can view the following:

Nodes

Nodes:

  • You can view the front and rear views.

  • For models with an internal disk shelf, you can also view the disk layout in the front view.

  • You can view the following platforms:

    Platform

    Supported in ONTAP System Manager in ONTAP version…​

    9.14.1

    9.13.1

    9.12.1

    9.11.1

    9.10.1

    9.9.1

    9.8 (preview mode only)

    ETERNUS AX1200 

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX2100 

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX2200

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX4100

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX1100

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AC2100

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes *

    Yes *

    Yes *

    ETERNUS AX1200 ASA

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX2100 ASA

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX2200 ASA

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AX4100 ASA

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS AC2100 ASA

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS HX2100 

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS HX2200 

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS HX2300 

    Yes

    Yes

    ETERNUS HX6100 

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    * Install the latest patch releases to view these devices.

Ports

Ports:

  • You will see a port highlighted in red if it is down.

  • When you hover over the port, you can view the status of a port and other details.

  • You cannot view console ports.

    Notes:

    • For ONTAP 9.10.1 and earlier, you will see SAS ports highlighted in red when they are disabled.

    • Beginning with ONTAP 9.11.1, you will see SAS ports highlighted in red only if they are in an error state or if a cabled port that is being used goes offline. The ports appear in white if they are offline and uncabled.

FRUs

FRUs:

Information about FRUs appears only when the state of a FRU is non-optimal.

  • Failed PSUs in nodes or chassis.

  • High temperatures detected in nodes.

  • Failed fans on the nodes or chassis.

Adapter cards

Adapter cards:

  • Cards with defined part number fields display in the slots if external cards have been inserted.

  • Ports display on the cards.

  • For a supported card, you can view images of that card. If the card is not in the list of supported part numbers, then a generic graphic appears.

Information about disk shelves

You can view the following:

Disk shelves

Disk shelves:

  • You can display the front and rear views.

  • You can view the following disk shelf models:

    If your system is running…​

    Then you can use ONTAP System Manager to view…​

    ONTAP 9.9.1 and later

    All shelves that have not been designated as "end of service" or "end of availability"

    ONTAP 9.8

    DS212C, DS2246, DS224C, and NS224

Shelf ports

Shelf ports:

  • You can view port status.

  • You can view remote port information if the port is connected.

Shelf FRUs

Shelf FRUs:

  • PSU failure information displays.

Information about storage switches

You can view the following:

Storage switches

Storage switches:

  • The display shows switches that act as storage switches used to connect shelves to nodes.

  • Beginning with ONTAP 9.9.1, ONTAP System Manager displays information about a switch that acts as both a storage switch and a cluster, which can also be shared between nodes of an HA pair.

  • The following information displays:

    • Switch name

    • IP address

    • Serial number

    • SNMP version

    • System version

  • You can view the following storage switch models:

    If your system is running…​

    Then you can use ONTAP System Manager to view…​

    ONTAP 9.11.1 or later

    Cisco Nexus 3232C
    Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2

    ONTAP 9.9.1 and 9.10.1

    Cisco Nexus 3232C
    Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2

    ONTAP 9.8

    Cisco Nexus 3232C

Storage switch ports

Storage switch ports

  • The following information displays:

    • Identity name

    • Identity index

    • State

    • Remote connection

    • Other details

Information about cabling

Beginning with ONTAP 9.12.1, you can view the following cabling information:

  • Cabling between controllers, switches, and shelves when no storage bridges are used

  • Connectivity that shows the IDs and MAC addresses of the ports on either end of the cable

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