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Editing SVM settings

You can use System Manager to edit the properties of Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs), such as the name service switch, name mapping switch, and aggregate list.

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  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the SVM window, select the SVM that you want to edit, and then click Edit.
    The Edit Storage Virtual Machine dialog box is displayed.
  3. In the Details tab, modify the required data protocols.
  4. In the Resource Allocation tab, choose one of the following methods to delegate volume creation:
    If you want to provision volume creation... Then...
    For all aggregates Select the Do not delegate volume creation option.
    For specific aggregates
    1. Select the Delegate volume creation option.
    2. Select the required aggregates for delegating volume creation.
  5. In the Services tab, specify the name service switch sources for the required database types and the order in which they should be consulted to retrieve name service information.

    The default values for each of the database types are as follows:

    • hosts: files, dns
    • namemap: files
    • group: files
    • netgroup: files
    • passwd: files
  6. Click Save and Close.