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Attempts to delete a FlexCache origin volume result in error

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FlexCache


The following error is observed when attempting to delete a FlexCache origin volume:
Origin_cluster:> volume delete -vserver test-svm -volume test
Error: command failed: Volume "test" in Vserver "test-svm" is an
origin of a FlexCache volume. In order to delete an origin of a
FlexCache volume, you must first delete the FlexCache
volumes that are in relationship with the origin. Use the "volume flexcache origin
show-caches -origin-vserver test-svm

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