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Why does system status show display "This table is currently empty"

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system status show command should only be used by ONTAP Select, rather than ONTAP itself and that's why it won't print anything now.

Additional Information

  • Command: system status show is for ONTAP select, it's not for physical storage.
  • This command ONTAP internal calls ONTAP Status Service(OSS), OSS is divided into two parts:

1. ONTAP Status Service
2. Monitor Service ESX/KVM Hypervisor Monitor Plugins

  • So two requirements have to be met if needs this command work.

1. Regarding the OSS service, you can control it as below:
*> system status restart -service
    statd mond  both

2. ESX/KVM montior needs to be enabled.


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