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OnCommand Unified Manager 6.1 and 6.2 API’s Documentation


One can use the APIs of OnCommand Unified Manager to develop third-party applications to monitor and manage NetApp storage systems. Also be used to manage and monitor storage systems by using the advanced functionality provided by the APIs of the applications included in the OnCommand Unified Manager server.


The following table lists common management tasks and the corresponding API set that you can use:

Tasks to be performed

What to use

Storage system health monitoring

OnCommand APIs

Data protection

Protection capability APIs

Command-line tasks not covered by any other API

ssh, rsh or telnet


API classification

This section provides guidelines on how to use the APIs for various operations related to the Unified Manager server and its components.

The Unified Manager API’s are broadly classified into the following categories:

  • Unified Manager APIs
  • Protection capability APIs

Launch SDK_help.htm to get started with the OnCommand API Documentation.



Do you have the API documentation for OCUM 6.3 (which is in RC at the moment)?

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