Where to find additional information

After you expand a cluster, you can start storing data on the new nodes either by creating new volumes on the new nodes or by moving existing data to the new nodes. There are express guides and comprehensive documentation to help you achieve these goals.

Express guides

If you want to create storage virtual machines (SVMs) or volumes on the newly added nodes, you can use any of the express guides about setting up CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, and FC protocols.

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Data protection

If you are using SnapMirror or SnapVault relationships in your cluster to protect your data, see the Cluster and SVM peering express configuration guide to set up appropriate intercluster LIFs for your new nodes.

Comprehensive guides

If you want to move data to the newly added nodes, you can use the following comprehensive guides: