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What is the difference between Active IQ Digital Advisor and Active IQ Unified Manager?

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Active IQ and Active IQ Unified Manager are not the same products.

Active IQ Digital Advisor
  • Active IQ is Web based and visible via
  • Active IQ can be accessed by newer versions of System Manager
  • Active IQ provides information related to active configurations that are configured to send AutoSupports to NetApp.
  • Provides predictive analytics for ONTAP clusters, Cloud Volume ONTAP, StorageGRID, E-Series and SolidFire.
  • Update interval updated when Cluster automatic support logs (ASUP) are recieved by NetApp.
    • One time a day or Weekly ASUP's (as configured on the cluster)
  • For more information, see Active IQ Digital Advisor on the NetApp site
  • If there is any issues with Active IQ  open a ticket via the NOW site.
Active IQ Unified Manager
  • Active IQ Unified Manager is a monitoring suite you can install locally for ONTAP system monitoring.
  • It is available as an application for Windows and RHEL and as a virtual appliance within VMWare.
  • Update interval
    • INVENTORY data updates every 15 min (System defined)
    • PERFORMANCE data 5-15 min (per setting)
  • Prior to Active IQ Unified Manager 9.6, the product was known as OnCommand Unified Manager.
  • For general information on NetApp Web page, see ONTAP: The industry-leading enterprise data management software
  • For more information, see Active IQ Unified Manager Support.
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