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How to enable jumbo frames in ONTAP 9 and clustered Data ONTAP 8.3

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9 
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.1 

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This article describes the procedure to be followed to enable jumbo frames in ONTAP 9 and clustered Data ONTAP 8.3

After changing the MTU size to 9000, jumbo frames are enabled. No reboot of the controller is required.

Note: Jumbo frames should have an MTU of 9000 for ESXi hosts and storage systems and 9216 for most switches.

 

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