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Jumbo Frame MTU setup for Nutanix cluster config.

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Wayfarer

Jumbo Frame MTU setup for Nutanix cluster config.

Hi Team,

I would like to know nowsday does we required to turn on use Jumbo Frames and setup manually MTU for our hyper-v hosts in Nutanix NDFS cluster?

Currently my default mtu is 1500.

Does it a must to enable jumbo frames for performance increment?

 

Kindly advise and assist please.

 

 

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Nutanix Employee

Re: Jumbo Frame MTU setup for Nutanix cluster config.

Hi KonYew,

 

You are not required to enable Jumbo Frames in Hyper-V. To get the best performance please stay with the default settings. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Michael

Guardian

Re: Jumbo Frame MTU setup for Nutanix cluster config.

for hyper-v you can utilize setup_hyper-v.py setup_hosts script to choose 10Gb NIC (jumbo frame enable autamatically)