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Cannot convert Flexvol to Flexgroup due to snapshots with an incompatible format

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.7+
  • Flexgroup
  • Snapshots

Issue

Unable to convert a FlexVol volume to a FlexGroup on a volume with snapshots that have incompatible formats:

::> volume conversion start -vserver svm1 -volume vol1 -check-only true

Error: Cannot convert volume "vol1" in Vserver "svm1" to a FlexGroup. Contact technical support for assistance. Reasons: * The volume has Snapshot copies with an incompatible format.

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