7-Mode Transition Documentation

The 7-Mode Transition documentation includes information to help you install and setup the 7-Mode Transition Tool, transition data using SnapMirror commands, perform a copy-base or copy-free transition, collect information for transition, and complete pre- and post transition procedures for SAN hosts.

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What's new

See what's new in the latest version of the 7-Mode Transition Tool

Install the 7-Mode Transition Tool

Learn how to install the tool on Microsoft Windows or Linux

Collect data needed for transition

Discover how to collect information essential to your transition

Command map for 7-mode administrators
How 7-Mode commands map to ONTAP commands

Find the ONTAP equivalents of 7-Mode commands

How 7-Mode options map to ONTAP commands

Learn how 7-Mode options map to ONTAP command parameters

How 7-Mode configuration files map to ONTAP commands

Lean how 7-Mode configuration files map to ONTAP configuration commands

Ways to transition
Copy-based transition

Use the tool to perform a copy-based transition from 7-Mode to ONTAP

Copy-free transition

Use the tool to perform a copy-free transition from 7-Mode to ONTAP

Transition data using SnapMirror

Understand how to transition data from 7-Mode to ONTAP using SnapMirror commands

SAN host transition and remediation
VMware ESXi

Understand the pre- and post-transition requirements for VMware ESXi hosts

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Understand the pre- and post-transition requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux hosts

Windows

Understand the pre- and post-transition steps for Microsoft Windows hosts