Decide whether to use this network management content
This content describes the NAS path failover workflow for ONTAP 9.0 - 9.7 releases.
You should use this content under the following circumstances:
You want to use NAS path failover best practices in a workflow that simplifies network configuration.
You want to use the CLI, not ONTAP System Manager.
You are configuring networking on a new system running ONTAP 9.8 or later.
If you are running an ONTAP release later than 9.7, you should use the following NAS path failover documentation:
If you want network management details, you should use the following ONTAP 9 Network Management Reference:
If you want to use ONTAP System Manager to configure the network for ONTAP 9.7 and later, you should choose the following documentation:
If you want to use OnCommand System Manager to configure the network for ONTAP 9.7 and earlier, you should choose the following documentation:
If you require additional configuration or conceptual information, you should choose among the following documentation:
Conceptual background for network configuration
NAS file access
SAN host provisioning
Technical Reports (TRs), which include additional information about ONTAP technology and interaction with external services