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NetApp® Block Access Management using Open Interfaces


NetApp storage systems support different block access protocols like iSCSI, FCP and block access entities like LUNs, initiator groups, and portsets. NetApp provides open interfaces like Data ONTAP APIs, SNMP, SMI-S agent for monitoring and managing various components of the NetApp storage system. This document provides the details of how to use NetApp open interfaces for managing the block access protocols and block access entities of NetApp storage systems.

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I keep getting asked who has accessed our HR Share. What is the easiest way to get a list of users who accessed a particular file or folder on a specific day or within a time range on my NetApp?


Hi docmikewoods,


I think STEALTHbits has a product that can help you out. 


STEALTHbits File Activity Monitor - 

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