Updating netapp firmware
Do the following to check the datecode The command would have outputted a lot of information, what we are interested in is the header, you might have to enable buffer logging in Putty to look at the buffer output or scroll back in Putty.We are looking for the datecode output in the header which looks like:######### # This file is auto generated by the script file.# Copyright (c) 2000 Network Appliance, Inc.# All rights reserved.
[php]:: storage firmware download -node * -package-url The file is downloaded to each node and in a minute or 2 the firmware upgrade background task will start running and one by one each disk will be upgraded.
Instructions for Downloading and Installing Disk Firmware- Go to and click on the link that says “Download All Current Disk Firmware”- On the next page, click on the “Download Zip” button and save the zip file to a temporary location on your C: drive, e.g.
C:\Temp\Filer Disk Firmware\all.zip- Extract the contents of the zip file to the /etc/disk_fw directory of the FILER e.g Q:\etc\disk_fw- Check that the following option is enabled on the filer by giving the command: “options raid.background_disk_fw_update.enable” it should return options raid.background_disk_fw_update.enable on .
– If you are running this from a laptop or server without other apps using port 80, then its probably safe to leave on port 80.
– If you want to click the “You Are in Easy Mode” button to change it to “Expert Mode,” you get additional transfer details. c) Copy the downloaded version of Data ONTAP you will be upgrading to onto the server where you are running HFS. Note that you can also drag and drop the file into this window.