Start the NVMe service for an SVM

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Before you can use the NVMe protocol on your storage virtual machine (SVM), you must start the NVMe service on the SVM.

What you’ll need

NVMe must be allowed as a protocol on your system.

The following NVMe protocols are supported:

Protocol Starting with…​ Allowed by…​

TCP

ONTAP 9.10.1

Default

FCP

ONTAP 9.4

Default

Steps
  1. Change the privilege setting to advanced:

    set -privilege advanced

  2. Verify that NVMe is allowed as a protocol:

    vserver nvme show

  3. Create the NVMe protocol service:

    vserver nvme create

  4. Start the NVMe protocol service on the SVM:

    vserver nvme modify -status -admin up