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Can a SnapLock Volume or Qtree be renamed?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • SnapLock


  • Only SnapLock Enterprise volumes can be renamed
  • Renaming SnapLock compliance volumes will fail:

cluster2::*> volume rename -volume Compliace -newname Comp
Error: command failed: Renaming a SnapLock Compliance volume is not supported.

  • Qtrees can only be renamed if there is no locked data in them:

cluster2::*> qtree rename -volume Ent2 -qtree QtreeEnterprise -newname Newww
Error: command failed: Qtree "QtreeEnterprise" was renamed to "Newww" for
       volume "Ent2" in Vserver "SVM1". However, the path modification failed.
       Reason: Failed to rename qtree "QtreeEnterprise" for volume "Ent2" on
       Vserver "SVM1". Reason: File system access error: Read-only file system.


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