Deciding whether to use the Cluster and SVM Peering Express Guide

This guide describes how cluster administrators create authenticated peer relationships between clusters and SVMs to enable the clusters to communicate with each other so that you can replicate data between volumes in different clusters.

ONTAP System Manager in ONTAP 9.3 simplifies the way that you configure peer relationships between clusters and between SVMs. This guide describes the cluster peering procedure and SVM peering procedure for all ONTAP 9 versions. You should use the appropriate procedure for your version of ONTAP.

You should use this guide if you want to create cluster peer relationships and SVM peer relationships in the following way:

If these assumptions are not correct for your situation, you should see the following resources: