Downloading and extracting the StorageGRID Webscale installation files

You must download the StorageGRID Webscale installation archives and extract the files..

Steps

  1. Go to the Software Download page on the NetApp Support Site.
  2. Sign in using the username and password for your NetApp account.
  3. Scroll to StorageGRID Webscale, select All Platforms, and click Go.
    Note: Be sure to select StorageGRID Webscale, not StorageGRID.
  4. Select the StorageGRID Webscale release, and click View & Download.
  5. From the Software Download section of the page, click CONTINUE, and accept the End User License Agreement.
  6. Download the .tgz or .zip file for your platform.
    • StorageGRID-Webscale-version-VMware-uniqueID.tgz
    • StorageGRID-Webscale-version-VMware-uniqueID.zip

    Use the .zip file if you are running Windows on the service laptop.

  7. Extract the installation archive.
  8. Choose the files you need from the following list.

    The files you need depend on your planned grid topology and how you will deploy your StorageGRID Webscale grid.

    Note: The paths listed in the table are relative to the top-level directory installed by the extracted installation archive
    Filename Description
    /vsphere/README A text file that describes all of the files contained in the StorageGRID Webscale download file.
    /vsphere/NLF000000.txt A free license that does not provide any support entitlement for the product.
    /vsphere/NetApp-SG-version-SHA.vmdk The virtual machine disk file that is used as a template for creating grid node virtual machines.

    /vsphere/vsphere-primary-admin.ovf

    /vsphere/vsphere-primary-admin.mf

    The Open Virtualization Format template file (.ovf) and manifest file (.mf) for deploying the primary Admin Node.

    /vsphere/vsphere-non-primary-admin.ovf

    /vsphere/vsphere-non-primary-admin.mf

    The template file (.ovf) and manifest file (.mf) for deploying non-primary Admin Nodes.

    /vsphere/vsphere-archive.ovf

    /vsphere/vsphere-archive.mf

    The template file (.ovf) and manifest file (.mf) for deploying Archive Nodes.

    /vsphere/vsphere-gateway.ovf

    /vsphere/vsphere-gateway.mf

    The template file (.ovf) and manifest file (.mf) for deploying API Gateway Nodes.

    /vsphere/vsphere-storage.ovf

    /vsphere/vsphere-storage.mf

    The template file (.ovf) and manifest file (.mf) for deploying virtual machine-based Storage Nodes.
    Deployment scripting tools
    /vsphere/deploy-vsphere-ovftool.sh A Bash shell script used to automate the deployment of virtual grid nodes.
    /vsphere/deploy-vsphere-ovftool-sample.ini A sample configuration file for use with the deploy-vsphere-ovftool.sh script.
    /vsphere/configure-sga.py A Python script used to automate the configuration of StorageGRID Webscale appliances.
    /vsphere/configure-storagegrid.py A Python script used to automate the configuration of a StorageGRID Webscale system.
    /vsphere/configure-storagegrid.sample.json A sample configuration file for use with the configure-storagegrid.py script.
    /vsphere/configure-storagegrid.blank.json A blank configuration file for use with the configure-storagegrid.py script.