Need a bit of help, we are planning to convert switchless cluster (8020)to switched cluster, so we are buying couple of CN1610 interconnect switch, could anyone please share the commands to setup intercluster switch, which will help us to install the switch and configure to NetApp standards.
Definitely spend some time going over the information Grant provided - as he indicated, there is a ton of information there, but make sure you have all those at your fingertips.
My other recommendation is to come up with a "playbook" for the commands you'll need to issue for the conversion process. We converted two separate clusters from switchless-to-switched and having everything down in a document we could copy&paste from into the CLI was very helpful. I've attached the playbook we built for our last conversion to this thread. Your configuration obviously might be different, so just be aware of port differences/etc as you proceed. Also, make sure you're verifying switch OS/firmware compatibility with whatever version of ONTAP you're running. There were a few scary gotchas when switch OS and ONTAP were out of whack compatibility-wise.
PS - on the playbook, any commands proceeded with (cs1) or (cs2) are from either "ClusterSwitch1" or "ClusterSwitch2" respectively... All other commands are from the cluster.