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NetApp Manageability SDK 5.3 - ONTAP 8.3 API Documentation


The NetApp Manageability SDK provides resources to develop applications that monitor and manage NetApp storage systems. SDK Help provides information about core APIs, which provide infrastructure to invoke Data ONTAP® APIs, OnCommand Unified Manager [DataFabric Manager] APIs .


The NetApp Manageability SDK 5.3 supports API Bindings for both Data ONTAP® APIs and  OnCommand® Unified Manager APIs. The API Bindings libraries contain interfaces to establish a connection with either the Data ONTAP server or the Unified Manager [ DataFabric Manager ] server. By using these libraries, you can create applications to access and manage the Data ONTAP or the Unified Manager. NetApp Manageability SDK 5.3 API Bindings includes the following new features:

  • API Bindings for Data ONTAP 8.2.2 and 8.3
  • API Bindings for OnCommand Unified Manager 6.1 and 6.2

 NetApp Manageability SDK 5.3 API Bindings are available free of cost to customers and partners.You must accept the End User License Agreement at the time of downloading the NetApp Manageability SDK 5.3 API Bindings.


Download Information:


NMSDK is available free-of-charge through the NetApp Support site. To  access NMSDK, partners and customers need to sign-up for it.


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