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How to secure an ATTO FibreBridge in ONTAP 9.5 and later

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.5 and later
  • ATTO 7500N
  • ATTO 7600N

Description

  • Starting in ONTAP 9.5 in-band management of the ATTO 7500N / 7600N FibreBridge is supported.
  • It is recommended to secure the bridge (disable ethernet configuration) if in-band management is used. Extensive network traffic might have impact on the availability or performance of the ATTO FibreBridge.
  • This allows the bridge to be managed over FC from the Ontap CLI, functionality includes:
    • Configuration changes
    • Bridge firmware updates
    • Data collection
    • Bridge reboot

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