Completing system setup and configuration if network discovery is enabled

If you have network discovery enabled on your laptop, you can complete system setup and configuration using automatic cluster discovery.


  1. Use the following animation to set one or more drive shelf IDs:
    If your system has NS224 drive shelves, the shelves are pre-set to shelf ID 00 and 01. If you want to change the shelf IDs, you must create a tool to insert into the hole where button is located.
  2. Plug the power cords into the controller power supplies, and then connect them to power sources on different circuits.
  3. Turn on the power switches to both nodes.

    Note: Initial booting may take up to eight minutes.
  4. Make sure that your laptop has network discovery enabled.
    See your laptop’s online help for more information.
  5. Use the following animation to connect your laptop to the Management switch.

  6. Select an ONTAP icon listed to discover:

    1. Open File Explorer.
    2. Click network in the left pane.
    3. Right click and select refresh.
    4. Double-click either ONTAP icon and accept any certificates displayed on your screen.
    Note: XXXXX is the system serial number for the target node.
    System Manager opens.
  7. Use System Manager guided setup to configure your system using the data you collected in the NetApp ONTAP Configuration Guide.
  8. Set up your account and download Active IQ Config Advisor:
    1. Log in to your existing account or create an account.
    2. Register your system.
    3. Download Active IQ Config Advisor.
  9. Verify the health of your system by running Config Advisor.
  10. After you have completed the initial configuration, go to the ONTAP & ONTAP System Manager Documentation Resources page for information about configuring additional features in ONTAP.