Enable SMBv3 encryption

You can modify SMBv3 encryption settings on your cluster. By default, SMBv3 encryption is disabled.

About this task

To enable SMBv3 encryption, and permit both encrypted and unencrypted clients access to the server:


  1. Go to Protocols > Windows Sharing (SMB) > Server Settings.
  2. In the Encryption section, under Enable SMBv3 encryption, select Use Custom.
  3. Check Enable SMBv3 encryption.
    Both encrypted and unencrypted clients are allowed access.