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Netapp 7m Exports to cDot Export Policy convert script

A coworker asked me is I could whip up a script to convert hundreds of lines large 7-mode /etc/exports files into Clustered Mode Export Policies and client rules.

No problem. Nothing is too hard for some ugly bash scripting.

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VMware NFS Datastore creation failure w/ OnTap 8.3 (aka NIS needs to die!)

You’ve created datastores in VMware a thousand times before. This time is different. This time it failed to make it. You had just upgraded or installed a fresh shiny new Netapp OnTap clustered mode 8.3 system!

It doesn’t matter if you did it manually, or did it with VSC (Netapp’s Virtual Storage Console). It still failed to create.
NIS domain services could be messing you up!

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