Collecting and assessing the inventory information

You can collect inventory information from controllers, hosts, and FC switches. You can then assess features and functionalities of these systems, and identify how these features and functionalities work in the ONTAP version that is selected for transition.

You can collect inventory information in two ways:

In both cases, you must use Inventory Collect Tool 3.3 to collect the inventory.

To assess the inventory information for a copy-free transition, you must select both of the nodes of the source 7-Mode HA pair. Although the assessment is done on a per-node basis, if a single node is not qualified for transition, the entire HA pair cannot be transitioned.