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Is there a tool that can delete a directory or sub directory in ONTAP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.8 and later
  • System Manager
  • File System Analytics


Yes.  beginning with ONTAP 9.8, you can use fast-directory delete functionality to delete directories from Linux and Windows client shares asynchronously.
  • Beginning with ONTAP 9.8, you can use fast directory delete functionality using the ONTAP CLI.
  • Beginning with ONTAP 9.9.1, you can use fast directory delete functionality with System Manager.

Additional Information

Note : The fast directory option is available only for directories or sub-directories not for files.
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