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SANtricity commands

Show storage array ODX setting


The show storageArray odxsetting command returns the current settings for Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) and VMware vStorage API Array Architecture (VAAI) on the storage array.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin or Storage Monitor role.


The settings for this command can be one of the following:

  • True — ODX and VAAI are turned on.

  • False — ODX and VAAI are turned off.

  • Inconsistent — The controllers do not have the same settings.

  • Unknown — The setting for ODX or VAAI cannot be determined.


show storageArray odxsetting




This command returns the ODX and VAAI information similar to this example.

Windows ODX Setting Status
odxEnabled  True | False | Inconsistent | Unknown
vaaiEnabled True | False | Inconsistent | Unknown

Minimum firmware level