Enable virtual routing and forwarding

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You can enable virtual routing and forwarding (VRF), which allows multiple instances of a routing table to exist in a router and work simultaneously. This functionality is available for storage networks only.

You can enable VRF only at the time of creating a VLAN. If you want to switch back to non-VRF, you must delete and re-create the VLAN.

  1. Click Cluster > Network.

  2. To enable VRF on a new VLAN, select Create VLAN.

    1. Enter relevant information for the new VRF/VLAN. See Adding a virtual network.

    2. Select the Enable VRF check box.

    3. Optional: Enter a gateway.

  3. Click Create VLAN.

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