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Incorrect space reported on VMware NFS datastore

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • VMware vSphere
  • NFS

Issue

  • VMware displays less space used on a NFS datastore than ONTAP does on the underlying flexvol.
  • ONTAP reserves space

::> df -R
Filesystem              kbytes       used      avail   reserved  Mounted on                 Vserver
/vol/vol_fg1/          4980736     527812    4452924     262144  /vol_fg1                   svm1_ontap912
/vol/vol_fg1/.snapshot  262144      23440     238704          0  /vol_fg1/.snapshot         svm1_ontap912

 

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