Allocation recommendations based on file sharing protocols

It is recommended that you select a static allocation method if your clients connect through stateful protocols and a dynamic allocation method with stateless protocols.

The following table displays several common protocols and the recommended allocation method:

File sharing protocol
Recommended allocation method
  • SMB
  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • sFTP
  • FTPS
  • SyncIQ
  • Swift
Static
  • NFSv3
  • NFSv4
  • HDFS
Dynamic