Release notes
  NetApp HCI 1.4
  NetApp HCI 1.3.1
  NetApp HCI 1.4
  NetApp HCI 1.3.1
H410C and H300, H500, and H700 series hardware
  Rail installation
    Installing rails for NetApp HCI H-Series nodes
  Installation and setup
    Start here: choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup poster
    Installation and setup guide
      Preparing for installation
      Installing the hardware
      Configuring NetApp HCI
  Chassis replacement
    Replacing a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Moving nodes one at a time
        Installing the chassis
        Moving the compute node
        Moving the storage nodes
      Replacing the chassis when nodes cannot be moved one at a time
        Shutting down the compute node
        Shutting down the storage node
        Removing the node
        Replacing the chassis
  Compute node replacement
    Replacing a failed compute node in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Preparing to remove the compute node
      Replacing the compute node in the chassis
      Adding the compute node to the cluster
  Power supply replacement
    Replacing a failed power supply unit in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Removing a power supply unit
      Installing a power supply unit
  Storage node replacement
    Replacing a failed storage node in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Preparing to replace the storage node in the chassis
      Replacing the storage node in the chassis
      Adding the storage node to the cluster
  Drive replacement
    Replacing a solid-state drive for a NetApp HCI H-Series storage node
      Rules for handling drives
      Removing the failed drive from the cluster
      Replacing the failed drive from the chassis
      Adding the new drive to the cluster
  Rail installation
    Installing rails for NetApp HCI H-Series nodes
  Installation and setup
    Start here: choosing your installation and setup experience
    Installation and setup high-level workflow
    Installation and setup poster
    Installation and setup guide
      Preparing for installation
      Installing the hardware
      Configuring NetApp HCI
  Chassis replacement
    Replacing a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Moving nodes one at a time
        Installing the chassis
        Moving the compute node
        Moving the storage nodes
      Replacing the chassis when nodes cannot be moved one at a time
        Shutting down the compute node
        Shutting down the storage node
        Removing the node
        Replacing the chassis
  Compute node replacement
    Replacing a failed compute node in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Preparing to remove the compute node
      Replacing the compute node in the chassis
      Adding the compute node to the cluster
  Power supply replacement
    Replacing a failed power supply unit in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Removing a power supply unit
      Installing a power supply unit
  Storage node replacement
    Replacing a failed storage node in a NetApp HCI H-Series chassis
      Preparing to replace the storage node in the chassis
      Replacing the storage node in the chassis
      Adding the storage node to the cluster
  Drive replacement
    Replacing a solid-state drive for a NetApp HCI H-Series storage node
      Rules for handling drives
      Removing the failed drive from the cluster
      Replacing the failed drive from the chassis
      Adding the new drive to the cluster
H600S series hardware
  Rail installation
    Installing the rails for H600S series storage nodes
  Installation and setup
  Node replacement
    Replacing a failed H600S series node
  Power supply replacement
    Replacing a failed power supply unit in an H600S series chassis
  Drive replacement
    Replacing drives for H600S series storage nodes
      Rules for handling drives
    Removing failed drives from the cluster
    Replacing failed drives from the chassis
    Adding drives to a cluster
  Rail installation
    Installing the rails for H600S series storage nodes
  Installation and setup
  Node replacement
    Replacing a failed H600S series node
  Power supply replacement
    Replacing a failed power supply unit in an H600S series chassis
  Drive replacement
    Replacing drives for H600S series storage nodes
      Rules for handling drives
    Removing failed drives from the cluster
    Replacing failed drives from the chassis
    Adding drives to a cluster
Setting up and using NetApp HCI 1.4
  Deploying NetApp HCI
    NetApp HCI overview
    Requirements for NetApp HCI deployment
      Network and switch requirements
      Network ports used by NetApp HCI
      Network cable requirements
      Network configuration
        Required network segments
        Network configuration and cabling options
          Configuration option A: Two cables for compute nodes
          Configuration option B: Six cables for compute nodes
          Configuration option C: Six cables for compute nodes with native VLANs
      IP address requirements
      Configuring LACP for optimal storage performance
      Configuring the IPMI ports
        Changing the IPMI password
      DNS and timekeeping requirements
      Environmental requirements
      Protection Domains
      Final preparations
    Deploying NetApp HCI
      Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine
        Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine in environments without DHCP
        Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine in environments with DHCP
        Manually assigning IP addresses to access the NetApp Deployment Engine
      Starting your deployment
      Enabling Data Fabric services
      VMware vCenter configuration
        Configuring a new VMware vCenter Server environment
      Configuring credentials
      Selecting a network topology
      Selecting inventory
      Configuring network settings
      Reviewing and deploying the configuration
    Post-deployment tasks
      Migrating to an existing vCenter
      Configuring File Services powered by ONTAP
      Keeping VMware vSphere up to date
    Expanding an existing NetApp HCI installation
      Expanding NetApp HCI storage resources
      Expanding NetApp HCI compute resources
    Accessing NetApp SolidFire Active IQ
    NetApp HCI system alerts
  Using VCP to manage NetApp HCI
    About this guide
    vCenter Plug-in overview
    Network port requirements
    VMware vCenter prerequisites
    Getting started
      Installing the NetApp Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
      Upgrading the vCenter Plug-in
      Upgrading vCenter Server
      Deploying a new management node
      Registering the vCenter Plug-in with vCenter
      Modifying vCenter properties for an in-house (dark site) HTTP server
      Upgrading a management node
      Updating the vCenter Plug-in registration for vCSA
      Updating the vCenter plug-in registration for Windows vCenter
      Successful Installation
    How to use the NetApp Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
      NetApp Element Configuration Extension Point
      NetApp Element Management Extension Point
    Cluster configuration
      Adding a cluster
      Viewing cluster details
        Cluster details
        Individual cluster details
      Editing cluster profiles
      Removing a cluster profile
      Enabling virtual volumes
      Enabling encryption at rest
      Disabling encryption at rest
      Enabling SSH
      Disabling SSH
      Changing the SSH time limit
      Setting protection domain monitoring
      Shutting down a cluster
      Expanding your NetApp HCI
    Management node (mNode) settings
      Configuring management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Editing management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Clearing management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Changing QoSSIOC service credentials
    Viewing QoSSIOC events
      QoSSIOC event details
    Plug-in product information
    Reporting
      Reporting overview
      Viewing event logs
        Event log
        Event types
      Alerts
        Alert error codes
      iSCSI sessions
      Running tasks
      Volume performance
    Management
      Datastore management
        Creating a datastore
        Viewing the datastore list
          Datastore details
        Extending a datastore
        Cloning a datastore
        Sharing a datastore
        Performing VAAI UNMAP
        Deleting a datastore
      QoSSIOC automation
        Enabling QoSSIOC automation
        Disabling QoSSIOC integration
      Volume management
        Creating a volume
        Viewing volumes details
          Volume details
          Individual volume details
        Editing a volume
        Cloning a volume
        Volume backup and restore operations
          Volume backup operations
            Backing up a volume to an Amazon S3 object store
            Backing up a volume to an OpenStack Swift object store
            Backing up a volume to a cluster running Element software
          Volume restore operations
            Restoring a volume from backup on an Amazon S3 object store
            Restoring a volume from backup on an OpenStack Swift object store
            Restoring a volume from backup on a cluster running Element software
        Deleting volumes
        Purging volumes
        Restoring deleted volumes
        Adding volumes to an access group
        Removing volumes from an access group
        Applying a QoS policy to multiple volumes
        Changing the QoS policy association of a volume
      User account management
        Creating an account
        Account details
        Editing an account
        Deleting an account
      Volume access groups
        Creating access groups
        Volume access group details
        Editing access groups
        Deleting access groups
      Initiators
        Creating an initiator
        Initiator details
        Editing an initiator
        Deleting initiators
        Adding initiators to a volume access group
      QoS policies
        Creating a QoS policy
        QoS policy details
        Editing a QoS policy
        Deleting a QoS policy
    Data protection
      Volume snapshots
        Creating a volume snapshot
        Volume snapshot details
        Editing snapshots
        Cloning a volume from a snapshot
        Rolling back a volume to a snapshot
        Volume snapshot backup operations
          Backing up a volume snapshot to an Amazon S3 object store
          Backing up a volume snapshot to an OpenStack Swift object store
          Backing up a volume snapshot to a cluster running Element software
        Deleting a snapshot
      Group snapshots
        Creating a group snapshot
        Group snapshot details
        Editing group snapshots
        Cloning volumes from a group snapshot
        Rolling back volumes to a group snapshot
        Deleting a group snapshot
      Snapshot schedules
        Creating a snapshot schedule
        Snapshot schedule details
        Editing a snapshot schedule
        Copying a snapshot schedule
        Deleting a snapshot schedule
      Real-time replication
        Configuring cluster and volume pairing for real-time remote replication
        Cluster pairs
          Pairing clusters
            Pairing clusters using known credentials
            Pairing clusters with a pairing key
          Cluster pair details
          Deleting a cluster pair
        Volume pairs
          Pairing volumes
            Pairing volumes using known credentials
            Creating target volumes and pairing them with local volumes
            Pairing volumes using a pairing key
          Assigning a replication source and target to paired volumes
          Volume pair details
            Volume pairing messages
            Volume pairing warnings
          Editing volume pairs
          Deleting volume pairs
    Cluster management
      Drives
        Adding available drives to a cluster
        Drive details
        Removing a drive
      Nodes
        NetApp HCI storage nodes
        NetApp HCI compute nodes
        Adding a node to a cluster
        Node details
        Removing nodes from a cluster
        Restarting cluster nodes
        Shutting down cluster nodes
      VLAN management
        Creating a VLAN
        Virtual network details
        Editing a virtual network
        Deleting a virtual network
    Virtual volumes
      Configuring vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) functionality
        Registering the NetApp Element VASA Provider
        Creating a VVol datastore
      Viewing virtual volume details
        Virtual volume details
        Individual virtual volume details
      Storage containers
        Creating a storage container
        Viewing storage container details
          Storage container details
          Individual storage container details
        Deleting a storage container
      Protocol endpoints
        Viewing protocol endpoint details
          Protocol endpoint details
          Individual protocol endpoint details
    Unregistering the vCenter Plug-in
    Removing the vCenter Plug-in
    Troubleshooting
      Plug-in registration successful but icons do not appear in web client
      Error registering plug-in using Registration UI
      Error updating plug-in using Registration UI
      Keystore error using Registration UI
      Error message that NetApp extension cannot be upgraded
      Removing plug-in completes successfully but icons remain
      Plug-in cannot be unregistered or removed after admin password change
      Plug-in management tasks fail or volumes are not accessible to ESXi host
      Failure occurs during vCenter Plug-in use on Firefox 59.0.2 browsers
      Delete datastore operation fails
      Cluster pair cannot connect using a pairing key
      Error message for QoSSIOC status
      QoSSIOC service shown as available but is unavailable
      QoSSIOC is enabled for datastore but unavailable
  Deploying NetApp HCI
    NetApp HCI overview
    Requirements for NetApp HCI deployment
      Network and switch requirements
      Network ports used by NetApp HCI
      Network cable requirements
      Network configuration
        Required network segments
        Network configuration and cabling options
          Configuration option A: Two cables for compute nodes
          Configuration option B: Six cables for compute nodes
          Configuration option C: Six cables for compute nodes with native VLANs
      IP address requirements
      Configuring LACP for optimal storage performance
      Configuring the IPMI ports
        Changing the IPMI password
      DNS and timekeeping requirements
      Environmental requirements
      Protection Domains
      Final preparations
    Deploying NetApp HCI
      Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine
        Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine in environments without DHCP
        Accessing the NetApp Deployment Engine in environments with DHCP
        Manually assigning IP addresses to access the NetApp Deployment Engine
      Starting your deployment
      Enabling Data Fabric services
      VMware vCenter configuration
        Configuring a new VMware vCenter Server environment
      Configuring credentials
      Selecting a network topology
      Selecting inventory
      Configuring network settings
      Reviewing and deploying the configuration
    Post-deployment tasks
      Migrating to an existing vCenter
      Configuring File Services powered by ONTAP
      Keeping VMware vSphere up to date
    Expanding an existing NetApp HCI installation
      Expanding NetApp HCI storage resources
      Expanding NetApp HCI compute resources
    Accessing NetApp SolidFire Active IQ
    NetApp HCI system alerts
  Using VCP to manage NetApp HCI
    About this guide
    vCenter Plug-in overview
    Network port requirements
    VMware vCenter prerequisites
    Getting started
      Installing the NetApp Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
      Upgrading the vCenter Plug-in
      Upgrading vCenter Server
      Deploying a new management node
      Registering the vCenter Plug-in with vCenter
      Modifying vCenter properties for an in-house (dark site) HTTP server
      Upgrading a management node
      Updating the vCenter Plug-in registration for vCSA
      Updating the vCenter plug-in registration for Windows vCenter
      Successful Installation
    How to use the NetApp Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
      NetApp Element Configuration Extension Point
      NetApp Element Management Extension Point
    Cluster configuration
      Adding a cluster
      Viewing cluster details
        Cluster details
        Individual cluster details
      Editing cluster profiles
      Removing a cluster profile
      Enabling virtual volumes
      Enabling encryption at rest
      Disabling encryption at rest
      Enabling SSH
      Disabling SSH
      Changing the SSH time limit
      Setting protection domain monitoring
      Shutting down a cluster
      Expanding your NetApp HCI
    Management node (mNode) settings
      Configuring management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Editing management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Clearing management node settings for QoSSIOC
      Changing QoSSIOC service credentials
    Viewing QoSSIOC events
      QoSSIOC event details
    Plug-in product information
    Reporting
      Reporting overview
      Viewing event logs
        Event log
        Event types
      Alerts
        Alert error codes
      iSCSI sessions
      Running tasks
      Volume performance
    Management
      Datastore management
        Creating a datastore
        Viewing the datastore list
          Datastore details
        Extending a datastore
        Cloning a datastore
        Sharing a datastore
        Performing VAAI UNMAP
        Deleting a datastore
      QoSSIOC automation
        Enabling QoSSIOC automation
        Disabling QoSSIOC integration
      Volume management
        Creating a volume
        Viewing volumes details
          Volume details
          Individual volume details
        Editing a volume
        Cloning a volume
        Volume backup and restore operations
          Volume backup operations
            Backing up a volume to an Amazon S3 object store
            Backing up a volume to an OpenStack Swift object store
            Backing up a volume to a cluster running Element software
          Volume restore operations
            Restoring a volume from backup on an Amazon S3 object store
            Restoring a volume from backup on an OpenStack Swift object store
            Restoring a volume from backup on a cluster running Element software
        Deleting volumes
        Purging volumes
        Restoring deleted volumes
        Adding volumes to an access group
        Removing volumes from an access group
        Applying a QoS policy to multiple volumes
        Changing the QoS policy association of a volume
      User account management
        Creating an account
        Account details
        Editing an account
        Deleting an account
      Volume access groups
        Creating access groups
        Volume access group details
        Editing access groups
        Deleting access groups
      Initiators
        Creating an initiator
        Initiator details
        Editing an initiator
        Deleting initiators
        Adding initiators to a volume access group
      QoS policies
        Creating a QoS policy
        QoS policy details
        Editing a QoS policy
        Deleting a QoS policy
    Data protection
      Volume snapshots
        Creating a volume snapshot
        Volume snapshot details
        Editing snapshots
        Cloning a volume from a snapshot
        Rolling back a volume to a snapshot
        Volume snapshot backup operations
          Backing up a volume snapshot to an Amazon S3 object store
          Backing up a volume snapshot to an OpenStack Swift object store
          Backing up a volume snapshot to a cluster running Element software
        Deleting a snapshot
      Group snapshots
        Creating a group snapshot
        Group snapshot details
        Editing group snapshots
        Cloning volumes from a group snapshot
        Rolling back volumes to a group snapshot
        Deleting a group snapshot
      Snapshot schedules
        Creating a snapshot schedule
        Snapshot schedule details
        Editing a snapshot schedule
        Copying a snapshot schedule
        Deleting a snapshot schedule
      Real-time replication
        Configuring cluster and volume pairing for real-time remote replication
        Cluster pairs
          Pairing clusters
            Pairing clusters using known credentials
            Pairing clusters with a pairing key
          Cluster pair details
          Deleting a cluster pair
        Volume pairs
          Pairing volumes
            Pairing volumes using known credentials
            Creating target volumes and pairing them with local volumes
            Pairing volumes using a pairing key
          Assigning a replication source and target to paired volumes
          Volume pair details
            Volume pairing messages
            Volume pairing warnings
          Editing volume pairs
          Deleting volume pairs
    Cluster management
      Drives
        Adding available drives to a cluster
        Drive details
        Removing a drive
      Nodes
        NetApp HCI storage nodes
        NetApp HCI compute nodes
        Adding a node to a cluster
        Node details
        Removing nodes from a cluster
        Restarting cluster nodes
        Shutting down cluster nodes
      VLAN management
        Creating a VLAN
        Virtual network details
        Editing a virtual network
        Deleting a virtual network
    Virtual volumes
      Configuring vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) functionality
        Registering the NetApp Element VASA Provider
        Creating a VVol datastore
      Viewing virtual volume details
        Virtual volume details
        Individual virtual volume details
      Storage containers
        Creating a storage container
        Viewing storage container details
          Storage container details
          Individual storage container details
        Deleting a storage container
      Protocol endpoints
        Viewing protocol endpoint details
          Protocol endpoint details
          Individual protocol endpoint details
    Unregistering the vCenter Plug-in
    Removing the vCenter Plug-in
    Troubleshooting
      Plug-in registration successful but icons do not appear in web client
      Error registering plug-in using Registration UI
      Error updating plug-in using Registration UI
      Keystore error using Registration UI
      Error message that NetApp extension cannot be upgraded
      Removing plug-in completes successfully but icons remain
      Plug-in cannot be unregistered or removed after admin password change
      Plug-in management tasks fail or volumes are not accessible to ESXi host
      Failure occurs during vCenter Plug-in use on Firefox 59.0.2 browsers
      Delete datastore operation fails
      Cluster pair cannot connect using a pairing key
      Error message for QoSSIOC status
      QoSSIOC service shown as available but is unavailable
      QoSSIOC is enabled for datastore but unavailable
Setting up and using NetApp HCI 1.3.1
  Deploying NetApp HCI
    Introduction
    NetApp HCI hardware overview
      Environmental requirements
    Requirements for NetApp HCI deployment
      Network and switch requirements
        Switch port configuration examples
      Network cable requirements
      Network topology
      IP address requirements
      DNS and timekeeping requirements
      Final preparations
    Deploying NetApp HCI
      Getting started
      Enabling Data Fabric services
      VMware vCenter configuration
        Configuration comparison between vCenter Server environments
        Configuring a new VMware vCenter Server environment
        Joining an existing VMware vCenter Server deployment
      Configuring credentials
      Selecting inventory
      Configuring network settings
      Reviewing and deploying the configuration
    Post-deployment tasks
      Configuring the IPMI ports
        Changing the IPMI password
      Configuring File Services powered by ONTAP
      Expanding an existing NetApp HCI installation
      Installing the NetApp HCI management node
        Deploying the management node image
        Registering the NetApp SolidFire Plug-in in vCenter
        Adding a storage cluster to the management node
        Configuring the SIOC service account credentials
        Enabling NetApp HCI system alerts
        Configuring the Active IQ collector service
      Keeping VMware vSphere up to date
    Creating a NetApp SolidFire Active IQ account
    NetApp HCI system alerts
    Network ports used by NetApp HCI
  Using VCP to manage NetApp HCI
  Deploying NetApp HCI
    Introduction
    NetApp HCI hardware overview
      Environmental requirements
    Requirements for NetApp HCI deployment
      Network and switch requirements
        Switch port configuration examples
      Network cable requirements
      Network topology
      IP address requirements
      DNS and timekeeping requirements
      Final preparations
    Deploying NetApp HCI
      Getting started
      Enabling Data Fabric services
      VMware vCenter configuration
        Configuration comparison between vCenter Server environments
        Configuring a new VMware vCenter Server environment
        Joining an existing VMware vCenter Server deployment
      Configuring credentials
      Selecting inventory
      Configuring network settings
      Reviewing and deploying the configuration
    Post-deployment tasks
      Configuring the IPMI ports
        Changing the IPMI password
      Configuring File Services powered by ONTAP
      Expanding an existing NetApp HCI installation
      Installing the NetApp HCI management node
        Deploying the management node image
        Registering the NetApp SolidFire Plug-in in vCenter
        Adding a storage cluster to the management node
        Configuring the SIOC service account credentials
        Enabling NetApp HCI system alerts
        Configuring the Active IQ collector service
      Keeping VMware vSphere up to date
    Creating a NetApp SolidFire Active IQ account
    NetApp HCI system alerts
    Network ports used by NetApp HCI
  Using VCP to manage NetApp HCI
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