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Data ONTAP 8

8.1 7-Mode Documentation

This page lists the documents for all NetApp systems that support this version of Data ONTAP. To access hardware documents, including field-replaceable unit (FRU) maintenance procedures, installation and setup overviews, and hardware overviews, click on the Products A to Z Page link.

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For a list of hardware platforms supported in this release, see the Release Notes in the table below. See the Clustered Data ONTAP Storage Platform Mixing Rules for supported options when combining different models of storage platforms in clustered Data ONTAP. For all other hardware documents, see Products A to Z Page.

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Release Notes
Part No. 215-06496_A0_ur002
Provides the most up-to-date information about the Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode release. PDF
Archive and Compliance Management Guide
Part No. 210-04922_B0
Describes how to archive and protect data for compliance purposes. PDF
Block Access Management Guide for iSCSI and FC
Part No. 210-05319_A0
Describes how to configure and manage the iSCSI and FC protocols for NetApp SAN environments. PDF
Commands: Manual Page Reference for 7-Mode, Volume 1
Part No. 210-05452_B0
Lists and explains the use of Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode commands. PDF
Commands: Manual Page Reference for 7-Mode, Volume 2
Part No. 210-05453_B0
Lists and explains the use of Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode commands. PDF
Core Commands Quick Reference
Part No. 215-04948_A0
Lists and briefly explains the most commonly used Data ONTAP 7-Mode commands. PDF
Data Protection Online Backup and Recovery Guide
Part No. 210-05442_A0
Describes how to back up and recover data using Data ONTAP 7-Mode online backup and recovery features. PDF
Documentation Map
Part No. 210-05454_A0
Provides documentation and other sources of information that address the major tasks that you can perform with a storage system running Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode. PDF
Fibre Channel and iSCSI Configuration Guide
Part No. 210-05455_A0
Describes supported FC, iSCSI, and FCoE topologies for connecting host computers to storage controllers running Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode. PDF
File Access and Protocols Management Guide
Part No. 210-05456_A0
Describes how to manage file access on NetApp systems for NFS, CIFS, HTTP, FTP, and WebDAV protocols. PDF
High Availability Configuration Guide
Part No. 210-05436_A0
Describes installation and management for high availability and MetroCluster configurations. PDF
MultiStore Management Guide
Part No. 210-04570_A0
Describes how to administer vFiler units (virtual storage systems) with the MultiStore software available by license with Data ONTAP 7-Mode. PDF
Network Management Guide
Part No. 210-05315_B0
Describes how to configure and manage networks associated with NetApp systems running Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode. PDF
Part No. 215-06231_A0
Provides copyright and license information on third-party products used in Data ONTAP 8.1. PDF
Remote Support Agent 7-Mode User Guide
Part No. 210-05355_A0
The Remote Support Agent is a remote diagnostics data collector that is embedded directly into the NetApp storage controller. PDF
Software Setup Guide
Part No. 210-05463_A0
Describes how to use Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode software to set up and configure NetApp systems. PDF
Storage Efficiency Management Guide
Part No. 210-05494_A0
Describes the NetApp features and functionalities that help to significantly improve storage utilization. PDF
Storage Management Guide
Part No. 210-05448_B0
How to efficiently manage storage on NetApp systems running Data ONTAP 7-Mode, using disks, RAID groups, aggregates, volumes, FlexClone volumes, files and LUNs, FlexCache volumes, deduplication, compression, qtrees, and quotas. PDF
System Administration Guide
Part No. 210-05439_A0
Describes general system administration for NetApp systems running Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode. PDF
Upgrade and Revert/Downgrade Guide
Part No. 210-05464_A0
Describes how to upgrade to the latest version of Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode software and presents information you need to consider before doing so. Also describes considerations and procedures for reverting software to a version in an earlier release family or downgrading it to an earlier release in the same release family. PDF
V-Series: Installation Requirements and Reference Guide
Part No. 210-05309_A0
Provides requirements for setting up a V-Series system with any storage array and quick start installation instructions. PDF
V-Series: MetroCluster Guide
Part No. 210-05574_A0
Describes how to install a MetroCluster configuration with V-Series systems. PDF

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