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Can FC Data Logical Interfaces (LIFs) in two different Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs) use the same physical port

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Applies to

  • Clustered ONTAP 8.2.X and 8.3.X
  • ONTAP 9

Answer

  • Data Logical Interfaces (LIFs) exist at the logical layer of the filer.
  • Fibre Channel (FC) switches must be configured for NPIV,
  • Multiple distinct LIFs can exist on a single physical port.

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