Install and configure Windows Unified Host Utilities 7.0

Windows Unified Host Utilities 7.0 includes tools to enable you to connect host computers to NetApp storage systems and set required parameters on host computers. You can also set appropriate disk timeouts for best read/write performance with NetApp storage.

About this task

See the Windows Host Utilities 7.0 Installation Guide, found under NetApp Documentation: Host Utilities (current releases).

Note: This utilities package is not installed using the SANtricity Storage Manager installer.


  1. Use the NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool to determine the appropriate version of Unified Host Utilities 7.0 to install.
    The versions are listed in a column within each supported configuration.
  2. Download the Unified Host Utilities 7.0 from NetApp Support.
    Note: Alternatively, you can use the SANtricity SMdevices utility to perform the same functions as the Unified Host Utility tool. The SMdevices utility is included as part of the SMutils package. The SMutils package is a collection of utilities to verify what the host sees from the storage array. It is included as part of the SANtricity software installation.