Transition preparation checklist

Before you start transition, you should verify that you have met all of the prerequisites for transition.

ONTAP version requirements

Item Yes
Supported 7-Mode version

NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool

 

Your cluster must be running one of the following Data ONTAP versions:

  • Data ONTAP 8.2.x
  • Data ONTAP 8.3.x
 
You must transition to one of the following ONTAP releases:
  • Using 7-Mode Transition Tool 3.3.3:
    • ONTAP 9.8 or earlier supported releases
  • Using 7-Mode Transition Tool 3.3.2:
    • ONTAP 9.7P2 or later 9.7 P release (earlier 9.7 releases are not supported)
    • ONTAP 9.6P7 or later 9.6 P release (earlier 9.6 releases are not supported)
    • ONTAP 9.5 or earlier ONTAP 9 release
    • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.1.4P4 or later 8.x release
  • Using 7-Mode Transition Tool 3.3.1:
    • ONTAP 9.5 or earlier ONTAP 9 release
    • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.1.4P4 or later 8.x release
 

Licensing requirements

Item Yes
SnapMirror license is enabled on the 7-Mode system  
SnapMirror licenses are enabled on the primary and secondary clusters for transitioning a volume SnapMirror relationship  
CIFS license is enabled on the cluster, if it is enabled on the 7-Mode system  
NFS license is enabled on the cluster, if it is enabled on the 7-Mode system  
iSCSI license is enabled on the cluster, if it is enabled on the 7-Mode system  
FC license is enabled on the cluster, if it is enabled on the 7-Mode system  
Other feature licenses, if available on the 7-Mode system, are added to the cluster  

SnapMirror requirements on the 7-Mode system

Item Yes
SnapMirror license  
options snapmirror.enable on  
options interface.snapmirror.blocked ""  
Verify if one of the following is true:
  • The snapmirror.access option is set to all
  • The snapmirror.access option is set to the IP addresses of all the intercluster LIFs on the cluster
  • If the snapmirror.access option is set to legacy and the snapmirror.checkip.enable option is off, the SVM name is added to the /etc/snapmirror.allow file
  • If the snapmirror.access option is set to legacy and the snapmirror.checkip.enable option is on, the IP addresses of the intercluster LIFs are added to the /etc/snapmirror.allow file
 

Volume settings on the 7-Mode system

Item Yes
Volume is online  
Volume is not restricted  
The following volume options are disabled:
  • no_i2p
  • read_realloc
  • nvfail
 

Managing access to the cluster

Item Yes
SSL is enabled

system services web show

 
HTTPS is allowed on the cluster-management LIF

system services firewall policy show

 

Managing access to the 7-Mode system

Item Yes
HTTPS is enabled

options httpd.admin.ssl.enable on

 
SSL is enabled

secureadmin setup ssl

options ssl.enable on

 
SSLv2 and SSLv3 are disabled

options ssl.v2.enable off

options ssl.v3.enable off

 

Networking requirements

Item Yes
Cluster is reachable using the cluster-management LIF  
One or more intercluster LIFs are set up on each node of the cluster

For multipathing, two intercluster LIFs are required on each node

 
Static routes are created for the intercluster LIFs  
7-Mode system and cluster are reachable from the Windows system on which 7-Mode Transition Tool is installed  
NTP server is configured and the 7-Mode system time is synchronized with the cluster time  

Port requirements

Item Yes
7-Mode system
  • 10565/TCP
  • 10566/TCP
  • 10567/TCP
  • 10568/TCP
  • 10569/TCP
  • 10670/TCP
  • 80/TCP
  • 443/TCP
 
Cluster
  • 10565/TCP
  • 10566/TCP
  • 10567/TCP
  • 10568/TCP
  • 10569/TCP
  • 10670/TCP
  • 11105/TCP
  • 80/TCP
  • 443/TCP
 

NFS requirements

Item Yes
NFS license is added to the cluster  
DNS entry must be configured for AD domain on the SVM  
NFS is added to the list of allowed protocols for the SVM  
Clock skews between KDC and the cluster is less than or equal to 5 minutes  

CIFS requirements

Item Yes
CIFS license is added to the cluster  
If MultiStore license is enabled, CIFS must be added to the list of allowed protocols for the vFiler unit that owns the transitioning volumes  
CIFS is set up and running on the 7-Mode system  
Authentication type in 7-Mode for CIFS is Active Directory (AD) or Workgroup  
CIFS is added to the list of allowed protocols for the SVM  
DNS is configured for the SVM  
CIFS server is configured for the SVM  
CIFS is running on the SVM