Updating Cloud Manager to the latest version

You should enable automatic updates to Cloud Manager, but you can always do a manual update directly from the web console. Cloud Manager obtains the software update from a NetApp-owned S3 bucket in AWS.

Before you begin

You should have reviewed what is new in the release to identify new requirements and changes in support.

What's new in OnCommand Cloud Manager

About this task

The software update takes a few minutes. Cloud Manager will not be available during the update.

Steps

  1. Check whether a new version is available by looking at the lower-right corner of the console:

    Screen shot: Shows the New version available link that is available from the lower-right hand corner of the Cloud Manager web console.

  2. If a new version is available, click Timeline to determine whether any tasks are in progress.
    If any tasks are in progress, wait for them to finish before you proceed to the next step.
  3. In the lower-right of the console, click New version available.
  4. On the Cloud Manager Software Update page, click Update next to the version that you want.
  5. Complete the confirmation dialog box, and then click OK:
    1. Keep the option to download a backup because you can use it to restore your Cloud Manager configuration, if necessary.
    2. Read the terms and conditions, and then select the I read and approve the terms and conditions (EULA) check box.
  6. When prompted, save the Cloud Manager backup.

Result

Cloud Manager starts the update process. You can log in to the console after a few minutes.