I prefer Performance Advisor - which comes with Operations Manager. However, the next best thing is the stats command. The following blog entry does a fantastic job of explaining how to use this CLI tool to collect performance stats including disk I/O, CPU and network stats:
If you need something a little less involved, there are a few quicker ways. You can use the NetApp ONTAPApi toolkit for Powershell and the Get-NaPerfCounter, Get-NaPerfData, Get-NaPerfInstance and get-NaPerfObject cmdlets in a Posh script.
does netapp capture how much gets sent to certain clients?
We have operations manager and I've seen the performance advisor stats, which are great, but I need something more detailed.
I have a pair of filers that are in our main building(location a). We also have a datacenter one town over(location b) that has all of our other netapps. We're planning on migrating all of the data from this netapp cluster, to the one at our datacenter. The datacenter has hundreds of machines that potentially use the netapp in location A, and we have many employees/servers in location A that may also use this filer. I know that the filer sends a lot more outbound network traffic than it receives, and I'm trying to gauge what precentage of the traffic is going to location A vs location B.
The good thing is the locations are 2 very different networks. A = 172.x.x and B = 10.x.x so it should be easy to filter... I just don't know where I should be looking
Anyone have any thoughts in how I could go about looking into this?