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Does the volume size increase temporarily when compression starts?

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8
  • ONTAP 9

Answer

Yes, the volume size increases temporarily when compression starts.

The compression function compresses the compression group(CG) and save into the volume, and then deletes the compressed CG.
So the volume size increases temporarily before deleting the compressed CG.

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