NVMe over RoCE restrictions

Before using NVMe over RoCE, review the controller, host, and recovery restrictions.

Verify your configuration

Verify your configuration, using the NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool.

About the hardware

NVME over RoCE can be configured for the EF300 (100GB controllers only), EF600, EF570, and E5700 controllers. The controllers must have 100GB or 200GB host port.


The following restrictions are in effect for the 11.60 release. See the NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool for a complete list of requirements.

Controller restrictions

Switch restrictions

Attention: RISK OF DATA LOSS. You must enable Priority Flow Control or Global Pause Control on the switch to eliminate the risk of data loss in an NVMe over RoCE environment.

Host, host protocol, and host operating system restrictions

Storage and disaster recovery restrictions