Before you begin

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There are several steps you should take to prepare to use the ONTAP REST API.

Experience with ONTAP 9

You should have experience with ONTAP 9. This includes understanding the basic concepts and terminology as well as some experience with system administration. See ONTAP 9 Concepts to get started.

Review REST concepts and implementation

Make sure to review Understanding the ONTAP REST API for information about REST concepts and details regarding how the ONTAP REST API is designed.

Software development background

It is helpful to have some experience with software development technologies and processes, including one or more programming languages as well as common utilities such as curl.

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You should be aware of the additional information resources as suggested in Get more information.