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BranchCache supported versions of ONTAP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8.2 and higher


  • Data ONTAP 8.2 and higher along with ONTAP 9 and higher support BranchCache.
    • ONTAP supports BranchCache 1 and the enhanced BranchCache 2:
      • When you configure BranchCache on the CIFS server for the storage virtual machine (SVM), you can enable BranchCache 1, BranchCache 2, or all versions.
      • By default, all versions are enabled.
      • If you enable only BranchCache 2, the remote office Windows client machines must support BranchCache 2.
      • Only SMB 3.0 or later clients support BranchCache 2.

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