Configuring management and data interfaces for a storage system

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You can configure multiple data interfaces for a single management interface in an NFS environment, so that you can separate management traffic from data traffic on your storage system.

Steps
  1. Set the configuration for the new management interface:

    snapdrive config set root

    # snapdrive config set root f3050-197-91
    Password for root:
    Retype password:

    The following is an example for a storage virtual machine (SVM, formerly known as Vserver).

    # snapdrive config set vsadmin clstr-vs2
    Password for vsadmin:
    Retype password:
  2. Configure the data interface for the new management interface:

    snapdrive config set

    # snapdrive config set -mgmtpath f3050-197-91 f3050-220-91#

    In the preceding command, f3050-197-191 is the management interface and f3050-220-91 is the data interface.

    The following is an example for an SVM.

    snapdrive config set -mgmtpath clstr-vs2  clstr-vs2-2
    system name   management interface   datapath interface
    -------------------------------------------------------
    clstr-vs2     10.72.220.203          10.72.221.155

    In the output, 10.72.220.203 is the management interface and 10.72.221.155 is the data interface.