Enable or disable SMB Multichannel

SMB Multichannel is required for multiple, concurrent SMB sessions from a Windows client computer to a node in a cluster. SMB Multichannel is enabled in the cluster by default.

About this task

You can enable or disable SMB Multichannel only through the command-line interface.

Procedure

  1. Open a secure shell (SSH) connection to any node in the cluster and log in.
  2. Run the isi smb settings global modify command.
    The following command enables SMB Multichannel on the cluster:
    isi smb settings global modify –-support-multichannel=yes
    The following command disables SMB Multichannel on the cluster:
    isi smb settings global modify –-support-multichannel=no