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Creating IPspaces

You can create an IPspace by using System Manager to configure a single Data ONTAP cluster for client access from more than one administratively separate network domain, even when the clients use the same IP address subnet range. This enables the you to separate client traffic for privacy and security.

About this task

All IPspace names must be unique within a cluster and must not consist of names reserved by system such as local or localhost.


  1. Expand the Cluster hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. Select the cluster, and then click Configuration > Network.
  3. In the Network window, select the IPspaces tab, and then click Create.
  4. In the Create IPspaces dialog box, specify a name for the IPspace you want to create.
  5. Click Create.