Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

The snapshot size is larger than expected?

Views:
347
Visibility:
Public
Votes:
0
Category:
ontap-9
Specialty:
CORE
Last Updated:

Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Volume
  • Snapshot Management

Issue

Why is the snapshot using 1.12TB ?

  • Volume is 5.6TB.
  • User space is 3.5TB.
  • Snapshot Overflow is 1.12TB
  • Space reservation for snapshot is 5%
  • snapshot policy :
    • 1 Weekly
    • 7 Daily
    • 24 2Hrs
  • No old/undeleted snapshot

::> volume show-space

Volume : volume 1

      Feature                                           Used      Used%
      --------------------------------      ----------------      -----
      User Data                                       3.50TB        69%
      Snapshot Reserve                                 261GB         5%
      Snapshot Spill                                  1.12TB        22%

Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

NetApp provides no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability or serviceability of any information or recommendations provided in this publication or with respect to any results that may be obtained by the use of the information or observance of any recommendations provided herein. The information in this document is distributed AS IS and the use of this information or the implementation of any recommendations or techniques herein is a customer's responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment. This document and the information contained herein may be used solely in connection with the NetApp products discussed in this document.