Logical Interface – LIFs

Logical Interface - LIFs
A LIF (logical interface) is an IP address with associated characteristics, such as a role, a home port, a home node, a routing group, a list of ports to fail over to, and a firewall policy. You can configure LIFs on ports over which the cluster sends and receives communications over the network. LIFs can ...

How to convert a Data ONTAP node from one operating Mode to the other 1

This is a very interesting article I found from a NetApp KB. This was something that was considered a risk during the OnTap 8 c-mode infancy. There are some small changes to these as well. I have added my inputs at the end of this article. This is based on the experience I have while ...

Clustered OnTap Basics – Carry overs from the GX lifestyle

These can be classified from the old days of the GX system. The new clustered OnTap in now way looks like the old GX clusters. There has been so many changes to the  c-mode major releases as well. The first release of c-mode OnTap 8 did not have support for SnapMirror and a host of ...

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