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What is the impact on NFS if DNS becomes unavailable?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • NFS
  • DNS

Answer

  • Host name resolution is needed if the export policy rules contain hostnames.
  • If the clientmatch section in the export policy rules contain hostnames and DNS is unavailable, access validation will fail and NFS clients may not be able to access the shares.

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