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FlexVol conversion to FlexGroup reports 'success', but FlexVol is not converted

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FlexGroup Conversion


Conversion of a FlexVol  to FlexGroup via CLI reports success, however the FlexVol was not actually converted.


FlexVol conversion is started and reports success:


cluster01::> set -privilege advanced
cluster::*> vol conversion start -volume test -vserver test
Warning: After the volume is converted to a FlexGroup, it will not be possible to change it back to a flexible volume.
Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y
[Job 7891] Job succeeded: success
Job history confirms the FlexVol conversion was successful:


cluster01::*> job history show -id 7891
Time Node Owning Vserver Name Event Job ID
-------------- -------------- ---------- -------------------- --------- ------
Date Time node vserver
Volume Convert Succeeded 7891
Description: Converting flexible volume to FlexGroup
Completion: success
Volume show still identifies the volume as being a FlexVol (not a FlexGroup):


cluster::*> volume show -vserver test -volume-style-extended flexgroup
There are no entries matching your query.


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