Category Archives: Storage

What's new in EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (VMs) 4.3?

Today EMC released the next version of RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines VMs - 4.3. This is a solution that allows replicating virtual machines with virtual machine level granularity. There are another similar solutions such VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with vSphere/array replication or Zerto Virtual Replication. I wrote some posts about RecoverPoint for VMs 4.1: How to deploy… Read More »

How to monitor NetApp Filers using vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)?

In this post I will show how to use vRealize Hyperic Server + plugin to monitor NetApp Filers via vRealize Operations Manager (vROps). You will find answers for the following topics/questions: Prerequisites to monitor NetApp via vRealize Hyperic Server. How to install and configure NetApp plugin for vRealize Hyperic Server? Overview of available metrics for monitoring NetApp. How… Read More »

Failed to register NetApp VASA Provider - NVPF-00014: Unable to contact VASA server on host.

Recently I have been playing with VVOL on NetApp. During registering VASA Provider for clustered Data ONTAP with VSC for VMware vSphere I got the following error: NVPF-00014: Unable to contact VASA server on hosts of xxx In the Virtual Storage Console nvpf.log (C:\Program Files\NetApp\Virtual Storage Console\log), I found the following info: [2015-04-10 20:22:40,262] [qtp129672157-30] [ERROR] NVPF-00014:  Unable… Read More »