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Moving Disk Shelf to New Controller

Yeremia_Sion_C
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Hi Everyone,

 

I'am asking for any suggestion or best practice for my scenario below.

Our customer have an Existing FAS8040 dan 6 DS2246 & 2 DS4246, and we are planning to move those 6 DS2246 + 2 DS4246 to New Controller FAS8300 with 4 DS224C. What is the best step to move all the exisiting Disk Shelf to New Controller without removing all the datas? (except vMotion or anything else because the New Controller capacity are not enough as existing capacity)

also for the information:

Existing FAS8040 Capacity 285TB Running ONTAP 8.3.2

New FAS8300 Capacity 52TB Running ONTAP 9.9.1

 

Any suggestions/best practice are welcome.

Thanks!!

 

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paul_stejskal
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Sans the root volume part, this has the steps: https://docs.netapp.com/us-en/ontap-systems-upgrade/upgrade/upgrade-by-moving-storage-parent.html

 

You should be able to talk to Professional Services as that's typically included in a new system to set it up and get you running.

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paul_stejskal
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Sans the root volume part, this has the steps: https://docs.netapp.com/us-en/ontap-systems-upgrade/upgrade/upgrade-by-moving-storage-parent.html

 

You should be able to talk to Professional Services as that's typically included in a new system to set it up and get you running.

cruxrealm
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Newly purchased system usually includes installation (and migration).   One of the supported migration process is what you are trying to do.   Just make sure the shelves are still supported on your new system.  Also, you need your old system ontap version is as close as the new system's version (ontap 8 to ontap 9 might have issues so at least upgrade to 9.8)  and have the necessary cabling requirements to do so  (IOM3/6 vs IOM12).

akiendl
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Keep in mind that if you do that to check with your account team to check the support contratcs of the shelf properly align to the controller you attach it to.

 

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