The Data ONTAP DSM for Windows MPIO manages multiple paths between the Windows host and the storage cluster. Multiple paths are required to ensure that your host can access its LUN if a path or component fails. The Data ONTAP DSM sets the required timeout values and storage parameters on the host.
The Data ONTAP DSM for Windows MPIO Installation and Administration Guide lists the basic hotfix requirements. The specific row in the Interoperability Matrix for your configuration lists the latest hotfix requirements.
This task requires rebooting the Windows host.
Detailed installation information is available in the Data ONTAP DSM for Windows MPIO Installation and Administration Guide, available with the software download.