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Administering SVMs

Depending on the capabilities assigned by the cluster administrator, an SVM administrator can perform various administration tasks on a Storage Virtual Machine (SVM, formerly known as Vserver). After logging in to the SVM, an SVM administrator can identify the capabilities assigned and the commands that are available for the administration.

The following illustration depicts the SVM administrative components:

You might have all or some of the following administration capabilities:

Note: For troubleshooting or modifying SVM configurations, SVM administrators must contact the cluster administrator.
Note: The Data ONTAP command-line interface (CLI) continues to use the term Vserver in the output, and vserver as a command or parameter name has not changed.