Justin Parisi

Technical Marketing Engineer

Technical Marketing Engineer at NetApp for NFS and other NAS protocols.


May 7, 2015


To flow or not to flow?

4 min read

NetApp’s newest storage operating system, clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT), leverages a backend of Cisco Nexus switches for it’s cluster interconnect network. When configuring the switch/cluster ports for use with cDOT, the best practice is to turn flow control off as per TR-4182. In fact, that happens to be the recommendation for normal data ports as well. […]