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na_sysconfig - display filer configuration information


sysconfig [ -A | -c | -d | -h | -m | -r | -t | -V ]

sysconfig [ -av ] [ slot ]


sysconfig displays the configuration information about the filer. Without any arguments, the output includes the Data ONTAP(tm) version number and a separate line for each I/O device on the filer. If the slot argument is specified, sysconfig displays detail information for the specified physical slot; slot 0 is the system board, and slot n is the nth expansion slot on the filer.


Display all of the sysconfig reports, one after the other. These include the report of configuration errors, disk drives, media changers, RAID details, tape devices, and aggregate details.

Displays very detailed information about each I/O device. This is more verbose than the output produced by the -v option. Disk sizes are scaled in GB. A GB is equal to 1000 MB (1024 * 1024 * 1000) or 1,048,576,000 bytes.

Displays very detailed information about each I/O device. This is the same output as the -a option except that the disk size values are scaled in size-related units, KB , GB , TB , whichever is most appropriate. The values will range from 1 to 999 to the left of the decimal point, and from 0 to 9 to the right of the decimal point. Unit values are based on powers of two; for example, one gigabyte is equal to (1024 * 1024 * 1024) or 1,073,741,824 bytes.

Check that expansion cards are in the appropriate slots.

Displays vital product information for each disk.

Displays tape library information. To use this option, the autoload setting of the tape library must be off when the filer boots.

Displays RAID configuration information. The command output prints information about all aggregates, volumes, file system disks, spare disks, maintenance disks, and failed disks. See the vol and aggr commands for more information about RAID configuration.

Displays device and configuration information for each tape drive.

If you have a tape device that Network Appliance has not qualified, the sysconfig -t command output for that device is different from that for qualified devices. If the filer has never accessed this device, the output indicates that this device is a non-qualified tape drive, even though there is an entry for this device in the /etc/clone_tape file. Otherwise, the output provides information about the qualified tape drive that is being emulated by this device.

You can enter the following command to access a tape device:

mt -f device status

Displays detailed information about each I/O device. For SCSI or Fibre Channel host adapters, the additional information includes a separate line describing each attached disk.

Displays aggregate configuration information.


During normal operation, the sysconfig command displays similar information on a filer in a cluster as the sysconfig command on a standalone filer. The output on a filer in a cluster, however, includes disks on both fibre channel loop A and loop B. The information about disks on loop B is for hardware only. That is, the sysconfig command only displays information about the adapters supporting the disks on loop B. It does not show the capacity of each disk on loop B or whether a disk on loop B is a file system disk, spare disk, or parity disk.

In takeover mode, the sysconfig command provides the same types of information as in normal mode, except that it also displays a reminder that the filer is in takeover mode.

In partner mode, the sysconfig command does not display information about any hardware that is attached only to the partner. For example, if you enter the partner sysconfig -r command, you can obtain the software information about the disks on the partner. That is, for each disk on the partner, the command output indicates the capacity and whether the disk is a file system, spare, or parity disk. The command output does not include information about the disk adapters on the partner. The information about the disk adapters in the command output is for those on the local filer.


na_aggr(1), na_partner(1), na_version(1), na_mt(1), na_vol(1)

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