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Element Software
12.5 and 12.7


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You can use the EnableFeature method to enable cluster features such as VVols that are disabled by default.


This method has the following input parameter.

Note For systems running Element software 11.x, enabling virtual volumes before or after setting protection domain monitoring causes the cluster protection domains feature to function only at node level.
Name Description Type Default value Required


Enable a cluster feature. Possible values:

  • fips: Enable FIPS 140-2 certified encryption for HTTPS communications.

  • FipsDrives: Enable FIPS 140-2 drive support for the storage cluster.

  • SnapMirror: Enable the SnapMirror replication cluster feature.

  • vvols: Enable the Element software VVols cluster feature.




Return value

This method has no return values.

Request example

Requests for this method are similar to the following example:

  "method": "EnableFeature",
    "params": {
        "feature" : "vvols"
    "id": 1

Response example

This method returns a response similar to the following example:

  "id": 1,
  "result": {}

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