Thursday, March 5, 2015

Updating DATA ONTAP Version

You need to have a Administrator access to the filer,

Before upgrading Data ONTAP, monitor CPU and disk utilization for 30 seconds by entering
the following command at the console of each storage controller:
sysstat -c 10 -x 3

The values in the CPU and Disk Utilization columns are strongly recommended not to exceed 50%
for all ten measurements reported. Ensure that no additional load is added to the storage
system until the upgrade completes.

Ensure all SnapDrive for Windows clients are running one of the supported versions.

Download the DATA ONTAP version from and select your Netapp filer Model click on Go!

 NOTE : If you are performing a Data ONTAP NDU (or backout), you must perform this
step on both nodes before performing the takeover and giveback steps.

Filer1> options autosupport.doit "Starting_Update ONTAP Version"

 Backup /etc/hosts and /etc/rc files from Netapp filer before upgrading.

copy the system image file to the /etc/software directory on the node, from windows/Linux box as administrator.

Filer1> software update -r


Filer1> software update 814P7_q_image.exe -r

Filer1> cifs terminate

CIFS local server is shutting down...

CIFS local server has shut down...

Filer1>  cf disable
Filer1>  cf status
Cluster disabled.

Filer1> snapmirror off
Filer1> reboot

Now Login using your RLM (Remote LAN Management).

login as: naroot
naroot@'s password:
RLM Filer1> system console

It will show you the status. If it structured yet  LOAD_ONTAP> 

LOAD_ONTAP> boot_ontap

it will ask you for the boot menu. 

enter 1 for normal boot


Data ONTAP (Filer1)
Data ONTAP (Filer1)
login: root
Filer1> version (it should show new version)
Filer1> cf enable
Filer1> cifs stat
Filer1> cifs restart
Filer1> snapmirror resume <your destination here>
Filer1> options autosupport.doit "Finised_Upgradation <Version>"

YOUR DATA ONTAP Version is successfully upgraded to New version. 


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