Enable or disable VMware vStorage over NFS

Contributors netapp-thomi

You can enable or disable support for VMware vStorage over NFS on storage virtual machines (SVMs) by using the vserver nfs modify command.

About this task

By default, support for VMware vStorage over NFS is disabled.

Steps
  1. Display the current vStorage support status for SVMs:

    vserver nfs show -vserver vserver_name -instance

  2. Perform one of the following actions:

    If you want to…​ Enter the following command…​

    Enable VMware vStorage support

    vserver nfs modify -vserver vserver_name -vstorage enabled

    Disable VMware vStorage support

    vserver nfs modify -vserver vserver_name -vstorage disabled

After you finish

You must install the NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI before you can use this functionality. For more information, see Installing the NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI.