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Types of SVMs

A cluster consists of three types of SVMs, which help in managing the cluster and its resources and data access to the clients and applications.

A cluster contains the following types of SVMs:

Note: Unless otherwise specified, the term SVM refers to data (data-serving) SVM, which applies to both SVMs with FlexVol volumes and SVMs with Infinite Volume.

In the CLI, SVMs are displayed as Vservers.