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ONTAP Tools (OTV): How to switch from Cluster to Direct SVM management in OTV 9.11 and earlier

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Applies to

  • Virtual Storage Console (VSC) 9.7.1P2 and earlier
  • Ontap Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV) 9.11 and earlier
  • Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) 9.11 and earlier
  • VASA Provider (VP) 9.11 and earlier


Administrators that are looking to optimize the way Virtual Storage Console for VMware (VSC), now known as ONTAP Tools for VMware vSphere (OTV), discovers and manages storage can switch from Cluster scope to Direct SVMs.

This article will cover the steps on how to switch from Cluster scope to Direct SVMs using VSC or OTV.


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