- ONTAP installation images ("*_q_image.tgz")
- Disk shelf firmware
- Disk drive firmware
- SP/BMC firmware
- BIOS updates
- Any file downloaded from anywhere with a reference checksum provided
If a binary of any NetApp software/firmware gets corrupt for some reason while downloading it from NetApp support site, installation or upgrade may cause unexpected issues. This KB describes how to verify downloaded software/firmware.