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How to maximize storage efficiency post AFF ONTAP 9.x migration

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • OnCommand System Manager
  • VMware


  • This article describes the procedure on how to maximize storage efficiency after migrating the volumes from either:
    • a 7-Mode system to AFF ONTAP 9.x system 
    • a Clustered Data ONTAP 8 system to AFF ONTAP 9.x system
    • using host based application such as vMotion
  • Steps depend on the migration method used (7MTT or VMware vM)


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