Modifying the configuration options of the 7-Mode Transition Tool

You can edit the $INSTALL_DIR\etc\... file to modify any configuration option that is used by the 7-Mode Transition Tool. This file contains information about all of the configurable options that are necessary for the tool to operate.

About this task

The file contains various options; for example, you can specify the port on which the tool service starts, and the port that the tool uses to communicate with the 7-Mode system or cluster.

Procedure

  1. From the system in which the 7-Mode Transition Tool is installed, open the $INSTALL_DIR\etc\conf\transition-tool.conf file from the installation directory, and then modify it.
    Port 8443 or 8088 must be available for the 7-Mode Transition Tool to communicate with the 7-Mode system and cluster. If port 8443 or 8088 is not available or if you want to use a different port, you must change the port specified by the tool.https.port option in the transition-tool.conf file. If port 8088 is not available or if you want to use a different port, you must change the port specified by the tool.http.port option in the transition-tool.conf file.
  2. Restart the 7-Mode Transition Tool service for the new values to take effect:
    If your system type is... Do the following...
    Windows
    1. Click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Services.
    2. Right-click the NetApp 7-Mode Transition Tool service, and then click Stop.
    3. Right-click the NetApp 7-Mode Transition Tool service again, and then click Start.
    Linux Run the following command: service transition-service restart
  3. After the 7-Mode Transition Tool service is restarted, add the 7-Mode system and cluster credentials again.