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How to downgrade the nodes to join the existing cluster

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP downgrade
  • Cluster Join


This article links the procedure for the following two options on downgrading a newly purchased system:

  • Adding the new nodes into an existing cluster, but the new nodes have a different version of ONTAP installed than that is running on the existing cluster.
  • Downgrading ONTAP on the new nodes to match with the other clusters in the environment.

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