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Can you cancel a Consolidate free capacity job in E-Series?

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Applies to

  • NetApp E-Series
  • NetApp SANtricity


No, you cannot cancel a consolidate free capacity job once you've started it

Additional Information

  • You can see the progress of the job by clicking Operations in the navigation sidebar in SANtricity
  • The process can take hours and even days and could affect performance
  • Consolidate free capacity cannot be started automatically by the array. It is a user triggered action. 
  • A warning is triggered on starting it: “Note: You cannot cancel this operation after it starts. The volume group's data will remain accessible during this operation.”
  • Consolidate free capacity for a volume group
  • E-series: How to consolidate the free capacity for a volume group
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