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Enabling tamper proof snapshots for FabricPool volumes

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Tamper Proof Snapshots
  • FabricPool


Enabling tamper proof snapshots for FabricPool volume that has tiering policy other than "none" result in the following error:
Stormbreaker::*> vol modify -vserver cifs -volume tamper_snap_test -snapshot-locking-enabled true
Warning: Snapshot copy locking is being enabled on volume "tamper_snap_test" in Vserver "cifs". It cannot be disabled until all locked Snapshot copies are past their expiry time. A volume with
         unexpired locked Snapshot copies cannot be deleted.
Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y
Error: command failed: Snapshot copy locking cannot be enabled on volumes with tiering policy other than "none" or on volumes which have data tiered out to an object store.


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