Upgrade the ONTAP version by generating an upgrade plan

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You can view the pending upgrades of your storage system and upgrade to a later version of ONTAP by generating an upgrade plan. You should also view the list of risks in the Risk Advisor tab which would be mitigate because of the upgrade.

  1. On the dashboard, view pending upgrades in the Upgrades widget.
    Upgrade Advisor

  2. Click the number of Actions to view the pending upgrades.

  3. Select the required upgrade option.
    Upgrade options

  4. Click the number of systems displayed on the widget to view the Upgrade Advisor tab.

    You can also check the Release Notes to view detailed information about the release.
    Generate upgrade plan

  5. View the list of risks in the Risk Advisor tab, along with their severity level, which would be mitigated because of the upgrade.

  6. Click Generate Upgrade Plan to navigate to Upgrade Advisor.