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How and when to increase inodes in a destination volume of a SnapMirror Type-XDP relationship

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Applies to

  • clustered Data ONTAP 8
  • ONTAP 9

Description

  • SnapMirror Type-XDP destination volumes increase the value of inodes / files automatically on an as-needed basis to accommodate files being replicated from the source.
  • Manually increasing inodes / files on an active SnapMirror Type-XDP destination volume is not supported.
  • Attempting to increase max inodes or files on a SnapMirror Type-XDP destination volume fails with:
    Error: command failed: Modification of the following fields: files not allowed for volumes of the type "Flexible Volume - DP read-only volume
  • For more information, see BUG 916299.