SmartConnect module

SmartConnect is a module that specifies how the DNS server on the cluster handles connection requests from clients and the policies used to assign IP addresses to network interfaces, including failover and rebalancing.

Settings and policies configured for SmartConnect are applied per IP address pool. You can configure basic and advanced SmartConnect settings.

SmartConnect Basic

SmartConnect Basic is included with OneFS as a standard feature and does not require a license. SmartConnect Basic supports the following settings:

SmartConnect Basic has the following limitations to IP address pool configuration:

SmartConnect Advanced

SmartConnect Advanced extends the settings available from SmartConnect Basic. It requires an active license. SmartConnect Advanced supports the following settings:

SmartConnect Advanced allows you to specify the following IP address pool configuration options: