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Where to obtain the ONTAP MIB files?

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Answer

  • NetApp custom MIB contains detailed descriptions of data retrieved from appliances via common SNMP clients.
  • The MIB is formatted such that these clients can read it while querying the server, and display descriptions and data at the same time.
  • These are available on NetApp Support SiteTools ONTAP MIBs for different ONTAP 9 versions.
  • The netapp.mib file can be retrieved by extracting the .z / .zip / .tar.gz file using file compression software like 7zip etc.
  • You will need to replace the existing default netapp.mib file that is in the /mroot/etc/mib directory on each node in the cluster with the one obtained from the respective package downloaded for the ONTAP version running on the cluster.
  • Each ONTAP system also stores the MIB on the root volume itself, under /etc/mib:

Additional Information

  • NetApp provides MIB files only for ONTAP 9 versions. 
  • For 7-mode, either retrieve MIB from the ONTAP system root volume or acquired via the NetApp Communities.

 

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