ONTAP v9 bugThere is a problem with ONTAP v9 firmware which however might not affect all v9 instances.
Storage firmware reporting very high utilization peaks randomly for different volumes/aggregates/port etc.
When we detect such data then we through away whle data collection what result in data gaps in graphs.
You can see similar messages in storage error log (logs/error.log-
ERROR Thu Mar 22 14:40:11 2017 naperf.pl: Bad NetApp data detected! Collection ignored... SUBSYS: aggregate NAME: Netapp01 METRIC: read_data VALUE: 17084398071KBIt is a confirmed NetApp bug 1091745.
As per last information NetApp not going to fix it!!! No idea why.
There is nothing else we can do.
NetApp native tools for perf monitoring are not affected as they use other interface.
We have choosen this interface as it was only the way which did not require admin access for getting perf data at time we have wrote implemented it.