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Installing the nSANity data collection program

Download and install the nSANity Diagnostic and Configuration Data Collector program when instructed to do so by your technical support representative. [/task/shortdesc/data-about {"- topic/data-about "}) (data-about]

About this task

The nSANity program replaces the diagnostic programs included in previous versions of the Host Utilities. The nSANity program runs on a Windows or Linux system with network connectivity to the component from which you want to collect data.


  1. Log in to the NetApp Support Site and search for "nSANity".
  2. Follow the instructions to download the Windows zip or Linux tgz version of the nSANity program, depending on the workstation or server you want to run it on.
  3. Change to the directory to which you downloaded the zip or tgz file.
  4. Extract all of the files and follow the instructions in the README.txt file. Also be sure to review the RELEASE_NOTES.txt file for any warnings and notices.

After you finish

Run the specific nSANity commands specified by your technical support representative.