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Using This Documentation

Chapter 1 Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Overview

Chapter 2 Status

Chapter 3 Initial Configuration

Chapter 4 Network Configuration

Network Configuration Page



Network Interfaces

Network IP MultiPathing (IPMP)

Network Performance and Availability

Network Routing Configuration

Network Routing Entries

Network Routing Properties

Network Configuration Using the BUI

Network Configuration Page

Network Addresses

Network Routing Page

Network Configuration Using the CLI

Network Configuration Tasks Using the BUI

Creating a single port interface

Modifying an interface

Creating a single port interface, drag-and-drop

Creating an LACP aggregated link interface

Creating an IPMP group using probe-based and link-state failure detection

Creating an IPMP group using link-state only failure detection

Extending an LACP aggregation

Extending an IPMP group

Creating an InfiniBand partition datalink and interface

Creating a VNIC without a VLAN ID for clustered controllers

Creating VNICs with the same VLAN ID for clustered controllers

Adding a static route

Deleting a static route

Network Configuration Tasks Using the CLI

Adding a static route

Deleting a static route

Changing the multihoming property to strict

Chapter 5 Storage Configuration

Chapter 6 Storage Area Network Configuration

Chapter 7 User Configuration

Chapter 8 Setting ZFSSA Preferences

Chapter 9 Alert Configuration

Chapter 10 Cluster Configuration

Chapter 11 ZFSSA Services

Chapter 12 Shares, Projects, and Schema

Chapter 13 Replication

Chapter 14 Shadow Migration

Chapter 15 CLI Scripting

Chapter 16 Maintenance Workflows

Chapter 17 Integration


Creating VNICs with the same VLAN ID for clustered controllers

This example is for an active-active configuration with half of the network ports on standby. This task creates two V NICs with identical VLAN IDs on top of the same device datalink. Each VNIC is configured with an interface, and each interface is assigned to a different head. Traffic flows over the cable associated with the underlying active port on one head, as well as the underlying standby port on the other head. Thus, the otherwise idle standby port can be used with VNICs.

  1. When the cluster is in state AKCS_CLUSTERED, click the Datalinks image:Add item icon.
  2. Select the VNIC checkbox, optionally set name and MTU, set the VLAN ID, choose a device from the Devices list, and click "APPLY". The new VNIC datalink appears in the Datalinks list.
  3. Click the Interface image:Add item icon.
  4. Set desired properties, choose the VNIC datalink previously created, and click "APPLY". The interface appears in the Interfaces list.
  5. Create another VNIC as described in steps 1 and 2 with the same Device and VLAN ID, and create an interface for it as described in steps 3 and 4.
  6. The running appliance network configuration has not yet changed. When you are finished configuring interfaces, click "APPLY" at the top to commit the configuration.
  7. Click the Cluster tab. The two newly created interfaces appear in the Resource section with default owners.
  8. Use the Owner pull-down list to assign one of the two interfaces to the other head and click "APPLY".