Downloading the virtual machine image

To begin the NAS Bridge deployment process, you must download the appropriate virtual machine image to your local workstation. The NAS Bridge virtual machine is formatted according to the Open Virtualization Format (OVF) standard. The single compressed file has the suffix .ova and must be downloaded from the NetApp Support Site.

About this task

NAS Bridge is available as a part of StorageGRID Webscale 10.2.1 and later.


  1. Contact your NetApp sales representative to obtain access to the NAS Bridge download site.

    You must complete a Process Variance Request (PVR) to download the NAS Bridge component of StorageGRID Webscale.

  2. Download the NAS Bridge installation file to your local workstation.