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How to interpret the data gathered via MCDC

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NetApp MetroCluster Data Collector


The NetApp MetroCluster Data Collector is an application bundle to assist in monitoring MetroCluster systems and continuously gather information from all components. After each data collection a complete health check is performed. If errors are found email notifications can be sent. MCDC can be configured for up to 50 MetroCluster systems of the following configurations:

  • 7Mode:
    • Fabric MetroCluster
    • Stretched MetroCluster, direct SAS or ATTO attached
  • MetroCluster in cDot:
    • 2Node stretched (direct SAS or ATTO attached)
    • 2Node / 4Node / 8Node fabric MetroCluster FC
    • 4Node MetroCluster IP

Note: MCDC is not intended to replace an online monitoring solution. It is designed to assist in verifying the configuration and diagnosing issues.


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