Release notes
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  Links to the Release Notes
Installing
  Link to the Quick Start Guide
  Deployment and setup
    Overview of the ONTAP tools
    Deployment workflow for new users of ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Deployment workflow for existing users of ONTAP tools
    Requirements for deploying the ONTAP tools
      Port requirements for VSC
      Space and sizing requirements for the ONTAP tools
      Supported storage system, licensing, and applications for the ONTAP tools
      Considerations and requirements for deploying ONTAP tools
    Deploying or upgrading ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
      How to download ONTAP tools
      Deploying ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
        Deployment customization considerations
      Enabling VASA Provider for configuring virtual datastores
        Registering OnCommand API Services with ONTAP tools
      Installing the NFS VAAI plug-in
      Enabling Storage Replication Adapter
        Configuring SRA on the SRM Appliance
        Updating Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) credentials
      Migration of Windows SRM to SRM Appliance
      Cleaning the vSphere cached downloaded plug-in packages
      Upgrading to the 9.8 ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Upgrading Storage Replication Adapter
    Configuring your ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere environment
      Configuring ESXi server multipathing and timeout settings
        ESXi host values set using ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        Configuring guest operating system scripts
          Setting timeout values for Windows guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Solaris guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Linux guest operating systems
      Regenerating an SSL certificate for Virtual Storage Console
      Requirements for registering VSC in multiple vCenter Servers environment
      Configuring the VSC preferences files
        Setting IPv4 or IPv6
      Enabling datastore mounting across different subnets
      Maintenance Console of ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Changing the administrator password
      Configuring high availability for ONTAP tools
        VMware vSphere HA
        VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
      MetroCluster configurations supported by ONTAP tools
      Configuring VASA Provider to work with SSH
      Configuring ONTAP tools for remote diag access
      Virtual Storage Console and VASA Provider log files
      Collecting the log files
    Configuring your ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere storage system environment
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Discovering storage systems and hosts
      Refreshing the storage system display
    vCenter Server role-based access control features in VSC for VMware vSphere
      Components of vCenter Server permissions
      Key points about assigning and modifying permissions for vCenter Server
      Standard roles packaged with ONTAP tools
        Guidelines for using VSC standard roles
      Privileges required for VSC tasks
        Product-level privilege required by ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP role-based access control for ONTAP tools
        Recommended ONTAP roles when using ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP role-based access control for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        Configuring user roles and privileges
    Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for disaster recovery
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for SAN environment
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for NAS environment
      Configuration of Storage Replication Adapter for highly scaled environment
  Link to the Quick Start Guide
  Deployment and setup
    Overview of the ONTAP tools
    Deployment workflow for new users of ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Deployment workflow for existing users of ONTAP tools
    Requirements for deploying the ONTAP tools
      Port requirements for VSC
      Space and sizing requirements for the ONTAP tools
      Supported storage system, licensing, and applications for the ONTAP tools
      Considerations and requirements for deploying ONTAP tools
    Deploying or upgrading ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
      How to download ONTAP tools
      Deploying ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
        Deployment customization considerations
      Enabling VASA Provider for configuring virtual datastores
        Registering OnCommand API Services with ONTAP tools
      Installing the NFS VAAI plug-in
      Enabling Storage Replication Adapter
        Configuring SRA on the SRM Appliance
        Updating Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) credentials
      Migration of Windows SRM to SRM Appliance
      Cleaning the vSphere cached downloaded plug-in packages
      Upgrading to the 9.8 ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Upgrading Storage Replication Adapter
    Configuring your ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere environment
      Configuring ESXi server multipathing and timeout settings
        ESXi host values set using ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        Configuring guest operating system scripts
          Setting timeout values for Windows guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Solaris guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Linux guest operating systems
      Regenerating an SSL certificate for Virtual Storage Console
      Requirements for registering VSC in multiple vCenter Servers environment
      Configuring the VSC preferences files
        Setting IPv4 or IPv6
      Enabling datastore mounting across different subnets
      Maintenance Console of ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
      Changing the administrator password
      Configuring high availability for ONTAP tools
        VMware vSphere HA
        VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
      MetroCluster configurations supported by ONTAP tools
      Configuring VASA Provider to work with SSH
      Configuring ONTAP tools for remote diag access
      Virtual Storage Console and VASA Provider log files
      Collecting the log files
    Configuring your ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere storage system environment
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Discovering storage systems and hosts
      Refreshing the storage system display
    vCenter Server role-based access control features in VSC for VMware vSphere
      Components of vCenter Server permissions
      Key points about assigning and modifying permissions for vCenter Server
      Standard roles packaged with ONTAP tools
        Guidelines for using VSC standard roles
      Privileges required for VSC tasks
        Product-level privilege required by ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP role-based access control for ONTAP tools
        Recommended ONTAP roles when using ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP role-based access control for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
        Configuring user roles and privileges
    Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for disaster recovery
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for SAN environment
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for NAS environment
      Configuration of Storage Replication Adapter for highly scaled environment
Using and administering
  Virtual appliance administration
    Deciding whether to use this guide
    Workflow for configuring ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
    Configuring storage systems for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Configuring alarm thresholds
    Creating storage capability profiles
      What storage capabilities are
      Considerations for creating and editing storage capability profiles
      Configuring storage capability profiles
    Configuring traditional datastores and virtual machines
      Provisioning datastores
      Mapping datastores to storage capability profiles
      Generating storage capability profiles automatically
      Assigning QoS policies
      Verifying datastore compliance with the mapped storage capability profile
      Monitoring datastores and virtual machines using the traditional dashboard
      Editing ESXi host settings for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
    Configuring vVols datastores
      Configuring replication for vVols datastore
      Provisioning vVols datastores
      Rebalancing vVols datastores
      Monitoring vVols datastores and virtual machines using the vVols dashboard
        vVols dashboard data requirements
    Managing disaster recovery setup by using Site Recovery Manager
      Configuring VM Storage Policies
      Configuring protection groups
      Pairing protected and recovery sites
      Configuring protected and recovery site resources
        Configuring network mappings
        Configuring folder mappings
        Configuring resource mappings
        Mapping storage policies
        Configuring placeholder datastores
        Configuring SRA using array manager
      Verifying replicated storage systems
      Protecting unprotected virtual machines
    Managing traditional and vVols datastores
      Mounting datastore on additional hosts
      Resizing datastores
      Editing a vVols datastore
      Adding storage to a vVols datastore
      Removing storage from a vVols datastore
      Mounting a vVols datastore
      Considerations for migrating or cloning virtual machines
      Migrating traditional virtual machines to vVols datastores
      Migrating virtual machines with older storage capability profiles
    Understanding ONTAP tools console reports
      What reports do
      Datastore Reports
      vVols reports
  Virtual appliance administration
    Deciding whether to use this guide
    Workflow for configuring ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
    Configuring storage systems for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Configuring alarm thresholds
    Creating storage capability profiles
      What storage capabilities are
      Considerations for creating and editing storage capability profiles
      Configuring storage capability profiles
    Configuring traditional datastores and virtual machines
      Provisioning datastores
      Mapping datastores to storage capability profiles
      Generating storage capability profiles automatically
      Assigning QoS policies
      Verifying datastore compliance with the mapped storage capability profile
      Monitoring datastores and virtual machines using the traditional dashboard
      Editing ESXi host settings for ONTAP® tools for VMware vSphere
    Configuring vVols datastores
      Configuring replication for vVols datastore
      Provisioning vVols datastores
      Rebalancing vVols datastores
      Monitoring vVols datastores and virtual machines using the vVols dashboard
        vVols dashboard data requirements
    Managing disaster recovery setup by using Site Recovery Manager
      Configuring VM Storage Policies
      Configuring protection groups
      Pairing protected and recovery sites
      Configuring protected and recovery site resources
        Configuring network mappings
        Configuring folder mappings
        Configuring resource mappings
        Mapping storage policies
        Configuring placeholder datastores
        Configuring SRA using array manager
      Verifying replicated storage systems
      Protecting unprotected virtual machines
    Managing traditional and vVols datastores
      Mounting datastore on additional hosts
      Resizing datastores
      Editing a vVols datastore
      Adding storage to a vVols datastore
      Removing storage from a vVols datastore
      Mounting a vVols datastore
      Considerations for migrating or cloning virtual machines
      Migrating traditional virtual machines to vVols datastores
      Migrating virtual machines with older storage capability profiles
    Understanding ONTAP tools console reports
      What reports do
      Datastore Reports
      vVols reports
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