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vserver fpolicy prepare-to-downgrade

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Restore the FPolicy configuration to Earlier Release of Data ONTAP

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.


The vserver fpolicy prepare-to-downgrade command restores the FPolicy configurations for Data ONTAP based on the input parameter disable-feature-set.


-disable-feature-set <downgrade version> - Data ONTAP Version (privilege: advanced)

This parameter specifies the Data ONTAP version that introduced the new FPolicy features and needs to be restored. The value can be one of the following:

  • 9.0.0 - Disables the FPolicy features introduced in Data ONTAP release 9.0.0. These features include:

  • FPolicy filters for setattr operation.

  • FPolicy filter exclude-directory for directory operations.

  • FPolicy Async Resiliency feature.

  • FPolicy "Monitor Objects With No Extension" feature.


cluster1::*> vserver fpolicy prepare-to-downgrade -disable-feature-set 9.0.0