Deciding whether to use the Network Management Guide

This guide describes basic storage network administration. It shows you how to configure physical and virtual network ports (VLANs and interface groups), how to create LIFs using IPv4 and IPv6, how to manage routing and host-resolution services in clusters, how to use load balancing to optimize network traffic, and how to monitor a cluster using SNMP.

You should use this guide under the following circumstances:

If you want to use ONTAP System Manager to configure the network, you should choose the following documentation:

If you require additional configuration or conceptual information, you should choose among the following documentation: