Configuring an NVMe LIF

Certain requirements must be met when configuring NVMe LIFs.

Before you begin

NVMe must be supported by the FC adapter on which you create the LIF. Supported adapters are listed in the Hardware Universe.

NetApp Hardware Universe

About this task

The following rules apply when creating an NVMe LIF:


  1. Create the LIF: network interface create -vserver SVM_name -lif LIF_name -role LIF_role -data-protocol fc-nvme -home-node home_node -home-port home_port
  2. Verify that the LIF was created: network interface show -vserver SVM_name