How to view system uptime on IBM Storwize
I have a few IBM Storwize V3700, V5000 and V7000 storages. Few days ago I had to check system uptime on one of the storages. Unfortunately, you can’t do that directly. There’s no command (like uptime on Linux) nor GUI shows it. But there’s a workaronud.
- Login to Web GUI
- Choose System > Support
- Click Download Support Package
- Wait a few minutes for package to be generated
- Download last /dumps/snap.<some-numbers>.tgz
Now open the archive and navigate to /dumps/syslog folder. Open mcelog.<some-numbers>-1 and mcelog.<some-numbers>-2 files. You will see date and time of node booting. Files 1 and 2 are for left and right node. It’s still not the real uptime, but you can easily calculate it.0