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How to create an RTFI key to re-image a SolidFire storage node

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element software
  • Restore To Factory Image (RTFI)

Description

The steps required for creating an RTFI key and for using the key to re-image a NetApp SolidFire storage node

SolidFire uses the Restore To Factory Image (RTFI) Process to image a node as a required part of the chassis replacement procedure. In order to image a node, you’ll first create a bootable RTFI USB key. The node is imaged to ensure the Element software is running at the same version as the other nodes in the cluster. 

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