Known limitations in Azure
The following known limitations are specific to Cloud Volumes ONTAP in Microsoft Azure. Be sure to also review Limitations in all cloud providers.
New deployments aren’t supported
New deployments of Cloud Volumes ONTAP 9.6 are no longer supported in Azure. You’ll need to deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP 9.7.
The following limitations affect Cloud Volumes ONTAP HA pairs in Microsoft Azure:
NFSv4 is not supported. NFSv3 is supported.
HA pairs are not supported in some regions.
Pay-as-you-go not available for CSP partners
If you are a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partner, you cannot deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP Explore, Standard, or Premium because pay-as-you-go subscriptions are not available for CSP partners. You must purchase a license and deploy Cloud Volumes ONTAP BYOL.