Add a connection to the cloud


Beginning with ONTAP 9.9.0, you can use System Manager to add a connection to the cloud.

You start by using NetApp Cloud Insights to configure a collector. During the configuration process, you copy a pairing code that is generated by Cloud Insights, and then you log on to a cluster using System Manager. There, you add a cloud connection using that pairing code. The rest of the process is completed in Cloud Insights.

  1. In Cloud Insights, during the process to configure a collector, copy the generated pairing code.

  2. Using System Manager with ONTAP 9.9.0 or later, log on to the cluster.

  3. Go to Cluster > Settings.

  4. In the Cloud Connections section, select Add to add a connection.

  5. Enter a name for the connection, and paste the pairing code in the space provided.

  6. Click Add.

  7. Return to Cloud Insights to complete the configuration of the collector.

Note For additional information about using Cloud Insights, refer to Cloud Insights Cloud Agent documentation.