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How to automatically set maxfiles in ONTAP to the largest value a volume can hold

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.9.1 and later
  • FlexVolume
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP
  • Inode file capacity (maxfiles)

Description

In many cases, you might be unsure of the maximum number of files for a volume. In ONTAP 9.9.1, a new volume option was added to command set  volume modify to make setting the maximum file value (inode file capacity) easier.

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