Jumbo Frame MTU setup for Nutanix cluster config.

  • 5 April 2017
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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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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,

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