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ONTAP image upgrade path Resolution guide

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
    • ONTAP On-prem
    • MetroCluster
    • ONTAP Select
    • Cloud Volumes ONTAP
  • Upgrade
    • Direct
    • Direct Multi-Hop
    • Multi-Stage


During an upgrade you may receieve validation warnings or errors, which could indicate that the proper upgrade path was not taken. 

  • Depending on your current and target releases, your upgrade path will be direct, direct multi-hop, or multi-stage. 
  • Follow this guide to help you locate the proper solution to your question or issue.

Note: Always verify your current and target release upgrade path:


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