Retrieving the cluster software version

Every API transaction consists of an HTTP request and the associated response. This illustration shows how to retrieve the version of the ONTAP software used by the cluster.

Illustration of a simple REST API call

HTTP request

The request sent from the client to the server consists of the following:

  • GET verb

  • URL path for the cluster

  • Query parameter (fields)

  • Request headers, including authorization

HTTP response

The response sent from the server to the client consists of the following:

  • Status code 200

  • Response headers

  • Response body containing the cluster software version