The NetAppCollector collects metric from a NetApp installation using the NetApp Manageability SDK. This allows access to many metrics not available via SNMP.

For this to work you'll the SDK available on the system. This module has been developed using v5.0 of the SDK. As of writing the SDK can be found at

You'll also need to specify which NetApp instances the collector should get data from.

Example NetAppCollector.conf:

    enabled = True
    path_prefix = netapp


    ip =
    user = root
    password = strongpassword

The primary source for documentation about the API has been "NetApp unified storage performance management using open interfaces"


Setting Default Description Type
byte_unit byte Default numeric output(s) str
enabled False Enable collecting these metrics bool
measure_collector_time False Collect the collector run time in ms bool
metrics_blacklist None Regex to match metrics to block. Mutually exclusive with metrics_whitelist NoneType
metrics_whitelist None Regex to match metrics to transmit. Mutually exclusive with metrics_blacklist NoneType

Example Output