OCI Data Source Service Pack 184.108.40.206 is out!
2014-12-03 07:26 AM
Last Thursday was Thanksgiving in the US, but was also the day NetApp released:
OnCommand Insight 7.0.2
OnCommand Insight Service Pack 220.127.116.11
The Service Pack is for OCI 7.0.1 users who want to get the data collection capabilities of OCI 7.0.2, but do not want to perform a full OCI upgrade to OCI 7.0.2. Data source service packs need to be installed on OCI operational servers, and any OCI Remote Acquisition Units (RAU).
I am making this post to call out specifically some great data source capabilities now available:
IBM SVC OS firmware 7.3.x performance support - applicable for SVC, as well as IBM vNNNN arrays that run SVC OS as well
3par 3.1.3 firmware support
HDS VSP G1000 / HP XP7 performance support
HDS HiCommand / HP CommandView AE HTTPS support
Clariion CX4 / VNX Block node modelling - visibility into which volume is owned by which SP, as well as SP CPU utilization and IOPs for OCI Perform customers
Cisco datasource enhancement - you can now perform inclusions, or exclusions, and now do so by using CIDR subnets or asterisk (*) wildcards. Previously, you may have wanted to avoid OCI's fabric discovery from traversing FCIP links across multiple datacenters, and in order to do so, you could only exclude switches by building an exclusion list of all their IP addresses, which could be difficult to maintain. Now you have the ability to have a Cisco datasource pointed at 18.104.22.168, and set the datasource for fabric discovery, include, and use an inclusion filter like 1.2.3.* or 22.214.171.124/24 - this will result in this datasource only discovering 126.96.36.199 as well as all the switches that switch 188.8.131.52 sees in its fabrics/VSANs within the 1.2.3.___ subnet = far easier to maintain
There are a wide variety of additional fixes and minor enhancements included as well.