- ONTAP 9
- Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
- Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
- Disabling these protocols prevents ONTAP from detecting the neighbor information.
- The cluster network and switchless configuration detection use these protocols to view the information of neighboring devices that are connected to each port of the nodes.
In order to add a switch when CDP and LLDP are disabled, use
system cluster-switch create command