Update firmware

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You can apply a firmware updated to supported devices in your cluster, such as disks, disk shelves, the Disk Qualification Package (DQP) the service processor (SP), or the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC).

workflow diagram of upgrade task

  1. Copy the needed firmware update files from the NetApp support site.

    You can copy the files to an HTTP or FTP server on your network or to a local folder.

  2. In ONTAP System Manager, click Cluster > Overview.

  3. In the right corner of the Overview pane, click menu icon and select ONTAP Update.

  4. Click Firmware Update, select From Server or Local Client and provide the server URL or the file location.

You can monitor or verify the update under Firmware Update Summary.