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Does Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode support Common Internet File System Protocol (CIFS) data transmission encryption?

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Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode

Answer

  • The encryption feature is introduced in SMB 3 as an important security enhancement and supported beginning with ONTAP Cluster mode.
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode doesn't support SMB 3, so the data transmission encryption feature does not be supported.

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