How to Update Drive Firmware and Shelf Firmware on a Netapp

You can loign to here for upgrade advisor for OnTap Data Upgrades , should have shout home stuff about your drives firmware recommendations 

Drive Firmware

Use to find the current firmware

*> storage show disk -x

To do the disk FW upgrade on the background, check the following is enabled:

options raid.background_disk_fw_update.enable

Disk Firmware Update Location :

Download the .LOD files to \\fascontrollerip\c$\etc\disk_fw

Disk firmware files should have been installed correctly to the system. Within two minutes the system should detect and begin updating any eligible drives.

Shelf Firmware 

Check this setting is enabled

options shelf.fw.ndu.enable



Disk Shelf Update Location :

Download the .SFW files to \\fascontrollerip\c$\etc\shelf_fw


storage download shelf

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