Please let me know if i can proceed with above without upgrading my OnTap version, As we are already planning for a Head Swap from FAS 3210 to FAS 8040 in the mid of this year month , So i think i will perform upgrade if at all it is compulsory.
The ndmp version command displays the highest version of NDMP that the storage system is currently set to use. Controller> ndmpd version ndmpd highest version set to: 4
Data ONTAP provides full support for NDMP versions 2, 3, and 4. Data ONTAP is shipped with the NDMP version set to 4, as both the default version and the maximum version. The storage system and the backup application must agree on a version of NDMP to be used for each NDMP session.