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Is there a way to proactively prevent Snapshot copies from filling the volume's active area and filling the disk?

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ONTAP 9

Answer

Since snapshot creation of volume A cannot be specified as a storage destination for volume B, the following method can be used.
  1. Secure a sufficient volume size for storing snapshots.
  2. Monitor volume usage by setting alerts for Volume Space Full or Too Many Snapshot Copies.
  3. Set automatic deletion when Snapshot reserve reaches the threshold.

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