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About the Advanced Setting panel

The Networks Advanced Settings page is used for enabling network creation, configuring network versions for your nodes, and enabling the management network if the system is configured for the management network.

Enabling IPv4 and IPv6 addresses

IPv4 addresses are automatically permitted on all nodes in your networks.

You can permit IPv6 addresses on all nodes in your networks.

Procedure

  1. On the Networks Advanced Settings page, select Enable IPv6.

Enabling and configuring the management network

Allowing management network configuration lets users with the system administrator role to segregate system management traffic to the [hcp_management] network.

Procedure

  1. On the Networks Advanced Settings page, select Allow Management Network Configuration.

    Note

    If the Allow Management Network Configuration is visible but grayed out on the Advanced Settings page, it means that [hcp_management] network is enabled. If you want to disable Allow Management Network Configuration, you first need to set the [hcp_management] Network status to disable.

  2. Click Update Settings.

  3. On the Networks Network View page, confirm that the [hcp_management] network is listed.

  4. Click the [hcp_management] network, then click the IP Configuration tab.

  5. Assign the management network IP, gateway, netmask, and subnet information.

    Make sure the subnet is different from your front-end and back-end networks.

  6. Click the Settings tab.

  7. For Network status, select Enable.

  8. Click Update Settings.

Next steps

To permit users with the system administrator role to create networks, on the Networks Advanced Settings page, select Enable virtual network management.

These networks can be created with the Create Network wizard from the Networks Network View page.

Virtual network management also permits a system administrator to use the network per storage component tiering.

 

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