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How to shut down an Element storage node for maintenance using Healthtools (sfinstall)

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Applies to

  • NetApp SolidFire
  • NetApp Element Software
  • NetApp HCI
  • H Series storage nodes
  • SF Series storage nodes
  • Element Management Node (mNode)


This article explains the procedure to shut down an Element storage node for maintenance using HealthTools (specifically, the sfinstall CLI tool on the Management Node (mNode)).

Note: In Element versions 12.2 and above, the same can be accomplished directly via API methods as documented in How to use Maintenance Mode in Element Software.


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