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Can I revert the maxdirsize value to a smaller value?

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Data ONTAP 7

Data ONTAP 8

ONTAP 9

Answer

The maxdirsize options can be set back to a lower value. But, if a directory has grown to a bigger size, you will need to follow the steps in article What is maxdirsize? This will ensure that the new size of this directory is not larger than the smaller value that you have set.

7mode

>vol options <volume> maxdirsize <size in Kb>

Cmode

::>set d

::*>volume modify -vserver <vserver> -volume <volume> -maxdir-size <size in Kb>

 

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