Choosing methods for upgrading controller hardware

In general, how you upgrade the controller hardware depends on the platform models of the original nodes. You upgrade either by moving the storage (a disruptive procedure) or by moving the volumes (a nondisruptive procedure).


Methods for upgrading controller hardware

Note: Models with internal drives are: FAS2220, FAS2240-2, FAS2240-4, FAS2520, FAS2552, FAS2554, FAS2620, FAS2650, FAS2720, FAS2750, AFF A200, AFF A220, AFF A700s, AFF A800, AFF A250.

If your system is not listed above, see the NetApp Hardware Universe to check if it has internal drives.