Enabling IPv6 on the cluster

You can enable IPv6 on the cluster and configure and manage various networking objects as IPv6-addressed objects.

Before you begin

All the nodes in the cluster must be running ONTAP.

About this task

Attention: If you ever decide to disable IPv6, you must contact technical support.


  1. Use the network options ipv6 modify command to enable IPv6 on the cluster.
    network options ipv6 modify -enabled true
  2. Use the network options ipv6 show command to verify that IPv6 is enabled on the cluster.