About writing and reading files on the storage system
Data ONTAP provides commands that enable you to write to or read from a specified file on the storage system. However, when using such commands, you must exercise caution about potential security and data corruption issues.
- Writing a WAFL file
Data ONTAP enables you to read data from standard input and write it into the specified file.
- Reading a WAFL file
Data ONTAP enables you to read a file from the storage system and write its contents to standard output.