We have backup client using snapdiff backup for NetApp volumes, the backup software recommends ONTAP API 1.21 and above, the current API from NetApp storage is 1.17, by the way the storage have ONTAP 9.7P15. How can we upgrade API from 1.17 to 1.21? Do we have to upgrade ONTAP 9.7P15 to a newer version to get the newer version of API?
Yes, the vendor is IBM Spectrum Protect backup and archive Linux client software 8.1.13. we got trace file for them to review for a backup error. The ONTAPI is 1.17 with ONTAP 9.7P15, IBM support said we should have ONTAPI 1.21 or newer.
The Filer <netapp-home05-systems02> is at ONTAP version <9.7.0> and ONTAPI version <1.170>.SNAPDIFF File Access Protocol: <TRUE>.
The trace seems that this filer has the ontapi version 1.17 while the snapdiff feature requires at least 1.21.
Could you check your filer ontapi version and if you can upgrade to 1.21 or later?
That's the reason that we are trying to know which ONTAP version has ONTAPI 1.21 or newer.