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FAS 2552 dual controllor + premium bundle cluster mode

hi all,

i'm new for netapp.

I have fas 2552 dual controller + premium bundle license.

I upgrade data ontap form 8.2.3 to 8.3.

I'm confused, to switch from the 7mode to cluster mode need additional licenses?
thanks

regards

Re: FAS 2552 dual controllor + premium bundle cluster mode

sorry i'm a bit confused about your post...

 

have you already upgraded to 8.3 or do you want to?

 

since 8.3 is only available for cDOT and not for 7-Mode.

 

If you currently have a 7-Mode system and you want to upgrade to 8.3 you need to migrate to clustered Ontap first.

This is not like a default upgrade - your data must be off the filer and the filer must be reset to factory default and switched to boot_clustered within "bios" - after re-setup your filer in cDot you then can move back your data use cDot as your filer's OS.

does this need additional licenses? yes, clustered Ontap needs a Cluster-License, but you can get this license without a fee - just open a case at support and tell them that you need a cluster license because your about to switch to clustered ontap - they will send you the license and it will also show up in your software licenses within your support-portal account.

 

-AJ

Re: FAS 2552 dual controllor + premium bundle cluster mode

Re: FAS 2552 dual controllor + premium bundle cluster mode

thanks for replay.

I have a clean install, i don't have data problem.

I follow this guide for upgrade 7mode to cluster mode https://kb.netapp.com/support/index?page=content&id=1013517

I'll open a ticket to request licenses ,

regards