This guide addresses the NetApp® ONTAP® 9 data management software solution. TheONTAP solution unifies the storage infrastructure, often referred to as the NetApp DataFabric. In addition, ONTAP allows an organization to combine traditional datacenters and new architectures into a unified data fabric. The organization can then move,store, and manage data across flash, disk, and cloud resources in a unified manner. Theguidance and configuration settings in this document are designed to help organizationsmeet prescribed security objectives for information system confidentiality, integrity, andavailability.