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Booting Data ONTAP at the boot environment prompt

You can boot the current release or the backup release of Data ONTAP when you are at the boot environment prompt.

Steps

  1. If you are at the storage system prompt, enter the following command to access the boot environment prompt:
    halt

    The storage system console displays the boot environment prompt.

  2. At the boot environment prompt, enter one of the following commands:
    To boot... Enter...
    The current release of Data ONTAP
    boot_ontap
    The Data ONTAP primary image from the boot device
    boot_primary
    The Data ONTAP backup image from the boot device
    boot_backup