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How to enable jumbo frames in ONTAP 9

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  • ONTAP 9 


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This article describes the procedure to be followed to enable jumbo frames in ONTAP 9

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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