To install SnapDrive for UNIX on your host systems, you must perform certain tasks. Before you begin the installation, you should be aware of various system requirements and configuration considerations.
Decompressing the downloaded software
After you download the SnapDrive for UNIX software package from the NetApp Support Site, you should decompress the file to extract the software for installation.
Files installed by SnapDrive for UNIX SnapDrive for UNIX installs multiple files on the host, such as executables, configuration files, uninstall files, diagnostic files, and man pages. These files serve different purposes.
Upgrade SnapDrive for UNIX to current version
You can easily upgrade SnapDrive for UNIX to the latest version. As part of the upgrade process, few variables change in the snapdrive.conf file. To ensure that SnapDrive for UNIX is functioning correctly, check the various default values in the snapdrive.conf file.