Setting up NetApp storage monitoring via SNMP can be cumbersome if you do not know all the relevant SNMP OIDs. Nagios Exchange user ranl has posted a highly rated NetApp monitoring plugin that has been extremely popular. will check the following:

  • Temperature
  • Fan Fail
  • Power Supply Fail
  • CPU Load
  • NVram Battery Status
  • Vol Usage Percentage
  • Snapshot Config
  • Shelf Health
  • Number of ndmp sessions
  • Global Status of the filer
  • Number of failed disks
  • Show’s uptime
  • Cache Age

If you have a NetApp storage device in your environment, this plugin will get you well on your way to monitoring all the key metrics.