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We plan to ugprade to Ontap 9.3 on our 8020 controllers so we can enable NVE on CIFS nad NFS volumes.
From what I can tell, it is possible to enable NVE on NFS datastores. Does anyone do it? Did you encrypt existing vols or created new vols? Was there any performance degradation?
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You can enable NVE on any volume on ONTAP encluding ones that are used as VMware Datastores.
I have done both for customers, new and convert. Starting on 9.3 you can now convert inplace, which I find easier to do.
VERY Minimal performace impact (it's not zero, so i'll say minimal) I have not one customer notice it on their boxes.
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