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SnapManager for Hyper-V

List of requirements for installing SnapManager for Hyper-V


Your environment must meet all hardware, software, ONTAP, and licensing requirements before you can install SnapManager for Hyper-V. The installer stops if the requirements for the minimum Windows operating system and .Net 4.5 are not met.

Hyper-V parent host requirements

You must have the Hyper-V parent hosts running Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher. You must have the Hyper-V roles enabled on the parent hosts. You must have SnapDrive 7.1 for Windows or later installed on the Hyper-V parent host.

SnapManager for Hyper-V download

You must have downloaded the SnapManager for Hyper-V software from the NetApp Support Site.

Storage system requirements

The storage system must run the appropriate version of the ONTAP software. You can use either host-based or storage system licensing to install SnapManager for Hyper-V.


You must have the appropriate licenses to run SnapManager for Hyper-V.


You must have the appropriate credentials to install and run SnapManager for Hyper-V.

Service account and authentication requirements

You must have a service account and must meet the authentication requirements. You must be able to log in to the host using the service account, and that account must have administrative rights.

Web service port number

You must have the Web service Net.Tcp port number available. The default port number is 808. When installing SnapManager for Hyper-V on a cluster, you must make sure that the same port number is used across all nodes.