Checking for common configuration errors using Config Advisor

You can use the Config Advisor tool to check for common configuration errors.

About this task

Config Advisor is a configuration validation and health check tool for NetApp systems. This tool can be deployed at both secure sites and nonsecure sites for data collection and system analysis.

Note: Support for Config Advisor is limited and is available only online.


  1. Log in to the NetApp Support Site, and then navigate to Downloads > Software > ToolChest.
  2. Click Config Advisor.
  3. Download, install, and run Config Advisor by following the directions on the web page.
  4. After running Config Advisor, review the tool's output, and follow the recommendations that are provided to address any issues that are discovered by the tool.