Running system utilities from the per-node UI

You can use the per-node user interface (UI) to create or delete support bundles, reset configuration settings for drives, and restart network or cluster services.

Before you begin

You have logged in to a per-node user interface (UI).

Steps

  1. Click System Utilities.
  2. Click the button to run the type of utility that you want.
    • Create Support Bundle: Creates a support bundle under the node's /tmp/bundles directory.
    • Delete All Support Bundles: Deletes any current support bundles residing on the node.
    • Reset Drives: Initializes drives and removes all data currently residing on the drive. You can reuse the drive in an existing node or in an upgraded node.
    • Restart Networking: Restarts all networking services on a node.
      Attention: This operation can cause temporary loss of network connectivity.
    • Restart Services: Restarts Element software services on a node.
      Attention: This operation can cause temporary node service interruption. You should perform this operation only at the direction of NetApp Support.