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ONTAP FlexArray

Required parameters for EMC VNX storage arrays with ONTAP systems

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Certain parameter settings are required on the storage array for the storage array to work successfully with ONTAP systems.

Host configuration parameters that must be set on the storage array are listed in the following table.

Parameter Setting

Initiator type


Array Com Path


Failover mode


Unit serial number


Host name

User-supplied host name and port number

IP address

Unique fake IP address You must ensure that you have not entered this IP address anywhere else in the storage array configuration, and that it is not an IP address that is present on the network.