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Can Astra Trident delete FSx managed backups?

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Applies to

  • Astra Trident
  • Amazon FSx for ONTAP


  • No, Astra Trident does not support deleting FSx managed backups
  • Volumes created on Amazon FSx file systems that have automatic backups enabled cannot be deleted by Trident. To delete PVCs, you need to manually delete the PV and the FSx for ONTAP volume. To prevent this issue:
    • Do not use Quick create to create the FSx for ONTAP file system. The quick create workflow enables automatic backups and does not provide an opt-out option
    • When using Standard create, disable automatic backup. Disabling automatic backups allows Trident to successfully delete a volume without further manual intervention

Additional Information

See Use Astra Trident with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP for additional information and details
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