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Reference content

Content specific to this upgrade are listed in the table below.

Content Description

Upgrade by moving volumes or storage

Describes how to quickly upgrade controller hardware in a cluster by moving storage or volumes. Also describes how to convert a supported model to a disk shelf.

Fabric-attached MetroCluster Installation and Configuration

Describes how to install and configure the MetroCluster hardware and software components in a fabric configuration.

FlexArray Virtualization Installation Requirements and Reference

Contains cabling instructions and other information for FlexArray Virtualization systems.

MetroCluster Management and Disaster Recovery

Describes how to perform MetroCluster switchover and switchback operations, both in planned maintenance operations or in the event of a disaster.

MetroCluster Upgrade and Expansion

Provides procedures for upgrading controller and storage models in the MetroCluster configuration, transitioning from a MetroCluster FC to a MetroCluster IP configuration, and expanding the MetroCluster configuration by adding additional nodes.

ONTAP 9.0 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.0 commands.

ONTAP 9.1 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.1 commands.

ONTAP 9.2 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.2 commands.

ONTAP 9.3 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.3 commands.

ONTAP 9.4 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.4 commands.

ONTAP 9.5 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.5 commands.

ONTAP 9.6 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.6 commands.

ONTAP 9.7 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.7 commands.

ONTAP 9.8 Commands: Manual Page Reference

Describes syntax and usage of supported ONTAP 9.8 commands.

Disk and aggregate management with the CLI

Describes how to manage ONTAP physical storage using the CLI. It shows you how to create, expand, and manage aggregates, how to work with Flash Pool aggregates, how to manage disks, and how to manage RAID policies.

High Availability management

Describes how to install and manage high-availability clustered configurations, including storage failover and takeover/giveback.

Logical storage management with the CLI

Describes how to efficiently manage your logical storage resources, using volumes, FlexClone volumes, files and LUNs, FlexCache volumes, deduplication, compression, qtrees, and quotas.

Network Management

Describes how to configure and manage physical and virtual network ports (VLANs and interface groups), LIFs, routing, and host-resolution services in clusters; optimize network traffic by load balancing; and monitor the cluster by using SNMP.

SAN management with the CLI

Describes how to configure and manage LUNs, igroups, and targets using the iSCSI and FC protocols, and namespaces and subsystems using the NVMe/FC protocol.

SAN configuration reference

Contains information about FC and iSCSI topologies and wiring schemes.

Decide whether to use System Manager or the ONTAP CLI for cluster setup

Describes how to set up and configure ONTAP.

Administration overview with the CLI

Describes how to administer ONTAP systems, shows you how to use the CLI interface, how to access the cluster, how to manage nodes, and much more.

Upgrade ONTAP

Contains instructions for downloading and upgrading ONTAP.

Use "system controller replace" commands to upgrade controller hardware running ONTAP 9.5 to ONTAP 9.7

Describes the aggregate relocation procedures needed to non-disruptively upgrade controllers running ONTAP 9.5 to ONTAP 9.7 by using "system controller replace" commands.

Use "system controller replace" commands to upgrade controller hardware running ONTAP 9.8 or later

Describes the aggregate relocation procedures needed to non-disruptively upgrade controllers running ONTAP 9.8 by using "system controller replace" commands.

Use aggregate relocation to manually upgrade controller hardware running ONTAP 9.7 or earlier

Describes the aggregate relocation procedures needed to perform manual non-disruptive controller upgrades running ONTAP 9.7 or earlier.

Use aggregate relocation to manually upgrade controller hardware running ONTAP 9.8 or later

Describes the aggregate relocation procedures needed to perform manual non-disruptive controller upgrades running ONTAP 9.8 or later.

Reference sites

The NetApp Support Site also contains documentation about network interface cards (NICs) and other hardware that you might use with your system. It also contains the Hardware Universe, which provides information about the hardware that the new system supports.

Access the Active IQ Config Advisor tool.