This chapter describes other protocols that can be used with N series systems. Being a Unified Storage solution, the N series provides more by far than CIFS, NFS, FCP, and iSCSI access. Clustered Data ONTAP solutions can scale from 1 to 24 nodes, and from the customer point of view, data backup is also crucial. Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) is one possible backup solution.
Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 does not currently support data access over FTP, SFTP, or HTTP.
In this chapter, we describe only an NDMP backup solution ...