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How to Upload an ONTAP image to a cluster without a web server using System Manager

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Applies to

ONTAP 9 (9.4+)

System Manager


  • Due to site security restrictions, it may be unfeasible to set up a HTTP/FTP/TFTP web server to host ONTAP image files for download and installation on a cluster
  • From ONTAP 9.4 on, System Manager can now host the image within the web browser session and allow the cluster to download from it instead
  • This is a workaround to network security restrictions that prohibit a user's ability to successfully perform an ONTAP upgrade


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