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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 of a node.

Steps

  1. Access the boot environment prompt from the storage system prompt by using the system node halt command.
    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
    If you are unsure about which image to use, you should use boot_ontap in the first instance.