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How to reduce the number of data disks in an Aggregate / Volume / RAID group

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


  • Remove disks from a volume or aggregate
  • Can a volume or aggregate be shrunk?
  • Reduce the number of data disks to increase number of hot spares
  • Reduce the RAID group size
  • Decrease the size of a volume or aggregate
  • How do I shrink an aggregate?
  • How do I delete a RAID group from a volume/aggregate that has multiple RAID groups?


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