NetApp Test Frequency

Tim McCloskey tm at
Mon May 24 19:40:15 CEST 2010

Hi Francisco, 

I'm not familiar with the script. In cases where no client side software is installed on a device (netapp or some other proprietary OS dev) a script can be run from another system which does have hobbit software.  In this example you installed the perl script on your server, so, is the perl script located under the servers client/ext dir?  If so, then follow what Jerald states below.  The action will be performed on where you installed the script.







From: De La Torre, Francisco [FRANCISCO.DE.LA.TORRE at]
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2010 7:59 AM
To: hobbit at
Cc: questy at
Subject: [hobbit] Re: NetApp Test Frequency

Hi Jerald,

The problems is there is no clientlaunch.cfg that resides on the netapp.  How can I configure the server to run the test every 5 minutes, for example?  Keep in mind, again, that no Hobbit software resides on the NetApp filer.

On May 24th, you said:

Take a look at the client home:


Mimic what you see there.  The entry generally looks like so:


        ENVFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/etc/hobbitclient.cfg


        LOGFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/logs/library.log

        INTERVAL 3m

(an example from one of my scripts)

Also, hit the wiki:

Lots of yummy instructions there too.


On May 23, 2010, at 7:49 AM, De La Torre, Francisco wrote:

> Hello all,


> I’ve installed the v1.21 script on my 4.2.3 server.


> The problem is I don’t know how to configure for it to run every 5 minutes.  Currently, the status is only updated after I manually run the script.


> Please let me know if you need any more info.


> Francisco de la Torre


> BP Petrotechnical Infrastructure Team

> delatorref (at)


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