NetApp SnapManager for Hyper-V won’t install because KB2263829 isn’t installed

I’m deploying a new Hyper-V cluster on Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and trying to install NetApp SnapManager for Hyper-V 1.1. As part of the installation pre-requisites NetApp wants you to install the following KBs: KB2406705 KB2531907 KB2263829 KB2494016 KB2637197 KB2517329 Some of these KBs have been replaced with newer ones if you’ve already … Read more

Symantec Backup Exec NDMP backups fail the verify stage when backing up from a NetApp

We are using Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 to perform NDMP backups of our NetApp FAS2020 running Data OnTap 7.3.7. All was working well until we upgraded from Data OnTap 7.3.6 to 7.3.7. Since then Backup Exec 2010 R3 is reporting every NDMP backup as a failure with the below error during the verify stage … Read more

Access denied when changing NTFS permissions on a NetApp CIFS share from Windows 2008

I suspect this problem isn’t limited to just managing CIFS shares on NetApp’s. I bet if you’ve got a Windows File Server and you’re trying to edit NTFS permissions on shares via a Windows 2008 Computer Management MMC you’ll get this error message. In our case we’ve got a NetApp FAS2040 joined to our new AD forest with a … Read more