ONTAP 9.14

to Japanese version

Download the ONTAP software image

Before you upgrade ONTAP, you must first download the target ONTAP software image. Depending on your ONTAP release, you can download the ONTAP software to an HTTPs, HTTP or FTP server on your network, or to a local folder.

If you are running…​ You can download the image to this location…​

ONTAP 9.7 and later

  • An HTTPS server
    The server’s CA certificate must be installed on the local system.

  • A local folder

  • An HTTP or FTP server

About this task
  • If you are upgrading a system with Volume Encryption to ONTAP 9.7 or later, you must download the ONTAP software image for non-restricted countries, which includes Volume Encryption.

    If you use the ONTAP software image for restricted countries to upgrade a system with Volume Encryption, the system panics and you lose access to your volumes.

  • You do not need to download a separate software package for your firmware. The firmware update for your cluster is included with the ONTAP software upgrade package and is copied to each node’s boot device. The new firmware is then installed as part of the upgrade process.

  1. Locate the target ONTAP software from the the DVD included in the Product

  2. Copy the software image (for example, 97_q_image.tgz) to the appropriate location.

    Depending on your ONTAP release, the location will be a directory an HTTP, HTTPS or FTP server from which the image will be served to the local system, or to a local folder on the storage system.

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