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Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

Hi.

We need to swap out our old clustered FAS3140 (7.3.6) heads for a clustered FAS3240 because we hit the disk limit. The existing unit has a mix for FC, SATA, and SAS shelves. Has anyone performed this before or know if it has been documented? I came across a NetApp document but it didn't apply to our systems/configuration.

Thanks in advance.

Ryan

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

Are you a NetApp partner?  The "net2" app has documentation for controller swaps including "Upgrading a FAS31xx system to a FAS32xx system" documentation.  Your NetApp team or VAR can likely provide that PDF which contains information specific to 3140-->3240 head swap.  We have done a lot of these and create a custom plan for every upgrade (port to port mapping since ports change, checking for wwn/wwpn and lun serial numbers after swap for example, disk reassign, mailbox destroy commands, etc.)

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

I am not a partner I am just a customer. I can ask my reseller who is a partner. Is this document something they can provide me with?

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

I think so... I don't see NDA written on them but are PS documents not for regular public view anywhere else I can find.  Your partner or netapp likely will want to be involved in the controller swap if you haven't done one before... it is a set fee typically and even our experienced customers often have us do them for them since it isn't an every day event.

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

Got it. Thanks for steering me in the right direction.

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

Documents were and still are publicly available on support site; it is just that the link was lost from documentation pages after site redesign. Need to make a search …

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240

Glad I'm not alone... I have been struggling with the change since now became support... some things make more sense but others just are missing or can't find them.

Re: Replacing a FAS3140 with a FAS3240