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Netapp: Upgrade Shelf Firmware

Download the latest Shelf Firmware as a zip file from NetApps NOW site –

Unzip the contents to a temporary folder e.g.; C:\temp\FilerShelfFirmware –

Map a drive to the C$ share of Filer1 e.g. X:\ -        

Copy the contents of C:\temp\FilerShelfFirmware to X:\etc\shelf_fw -        

Logon to the consoles of Filer1 using Putty -        

Give the command “Priv set advanced” to enter advanced mode

Check the current shelf firmware versionby typing “sysconfig –v” in the output look for following lines,  it shows the firmware version to be 35

Shelf 1: AT-FCX Firmware rev. AT-FCX A: 35 AT-FCX B: 35

Shelf 2: AT-FCX Firmware rev. AT-FCX A: 35 AT-FCX B: 35

Shelf 3: AT-FCX Firmware rev. AT-FCX A: 35 AT-FCX B: 35

Shelf 4: AT-FCX Firmware rev. AT-FCX A: 35 AT-FCX B: 35 –

Type “storage download shelf” to update firmware on both filers –

Wait until you get the following output, it could take 70 seconds per shelf x 4 shelves so close to about 5 minutes:

Tue Dec 30 12:17:42 PST [sfu.downloadSuccess:info]: [storage download shelf]: Firmware file AT-FCX.3700.SFW downloaded on 0b.shelf4.

Tue Dec 30 12:17:42 PST [sfu.downloadSuccess:info]: [storage download shelf]: Firmware file AT-FCX.3700.SFW downloaded on 0b.shelf3.
Tue Dec 30 12:17:42 PST [sfu.downloadSuccess:info]: [storage download shelf]: Firmware file AT-FCX.3700.SFW downloaded on 0b.shelf2.
Tue Dec 30 12:17:42 PST [sfu.downloadSuccess:info]: [storage download shelf]: Firmware file AT-FCX.3700.SFW downloaded on 0b.shelf1.
Tue Dec 30 12:17:42 PST [sfu.downloadSummary:info]: Shelf firmware updated on 4 shelves

–         Check the new shelf firmware version by typing “sysconfig –v” it should now say 37 instead of 35

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