SMB configuration for Microsoft Hyper-V and SQL Server overview
This content describes ONTAP features that allow you to enable nondisruptive operations for two Microsoft applications over the SMB protocol: Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft SQL Server. It includes a conceptual overview, planning guidance, and detailed implementation instructions.
You should use this content if you want to implement SMB nondisruptive operations under the following circumstances:
Basic SMB protocol file access has been configured.
You want to enable SMB 3.0 or later file shares residing in SVMs to store the following objects:
Hyper-V virtual machine files
SQL Server system databases
For additional information about ONTAP technology and interaction with external services, see these Technical Reports (TRs): NetApp Technical Report 4172: Microsoft Hyper-V over SMB 3.0 with ONTAP Best Practices NetApp Technical Report 4369: Best Practices for Microsoft SQL Server and SnapManager 7.2 for SQL Server with Clustered Data ONTAP