Downloading the virtual machine file

To begin the NAS Bridge deployment process, you must download the appropriate virtual machine file to your local workstation. The single compressed file has the suffix .ova and must be downloaded from the NetApp Support Site.

Steps

  1. Use a browser to navigate to the StorageGRID download site.
  2. Click the button for downloading the latest StorageGRID release, or select another version from the pull-down and click Go.
    After you select the StorageGRID release and accept the license agreement, you will be able to access the NAS Bridge virtual machine file from the same downloads page.
  3. Accept the End User License Agreement.
    The downloads page appears.
  4. Click the button to download and save the " NAS Bridge new installation" file to your local workstation.

    The name of the file has this general format:

    NetApp_StorageGRID_Webscale_NAS_Bridge_version-uniqueID.ova