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How to enable encryption for cluster peering and data replication in ONTAP 9.6 and later

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.6 and later
  • Cluster Peer
  • Encryption


  • Starting with ONTAP 9.6, cluster peer encryption provides TLS 1.2 AES-256 GCM encryption support for data replication applications such as SnapMirror and FlexCache.
  • Encryption is set up via Pre-Shared Key (PSK) between two cluster peers.

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