Requirements for nondisruptive FC-to-IP transition
Before starting the transition process, you must make sure the configuration meets the requirements.
It must be a four-node configuration and all nodes must be running ONTAP 9.8 or later.
The existing and new platforms must be a supported combination for transition.
It must support a switched cluster configuration.
It must meet all requirements and cabling as described in the MetroCluster Installation and Configuration Guides.