One important decision we made in the NetApp® Active IQ® Unified Manager 9.7 release was to combine Unified Manager and NetApp Service Level Manager (NSLM) into the same platform to deliver a simple but powerful active management and automation platform that means a better user experience for our customers and partners.
As we roll out Active IQ Unified Manager 9.7, a common question is how to migrate existing NSLM environments to Unified Manager 9.7. The short answer is that it’s a very straightforward process. This blog describes the detailed steps to start the migration.
There could be a couple of scenarios. If you are using NSLM and you have never used Unified Manager, technically you will install a fresh copy of Unified Manager 9.7. Or perhaps you are using both NSLM and Unified Manager 9.6 and want to migrate to Unified Manager 9.7. Either way, you will be required to start this process with the NSLM 1.3 GA release.
Yizhao Zhuang is a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) at NetApp with a focus on ONTAP manageability products. He has previously worked on NetApp Service Level Manager and Active IQ Unified Manager to help customers deploy storage automation solutions within the modern data center and IT infrastructures.