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Unable to convert Flexvol volume to Flexgroup: The volume is a transitioned volume

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.7
  • FlexGroup
  • Transitioned volumes
  • TDP (Transitioning SnapMirror)


  • Unable to convert a volume transitioned from an ONTAP 8 7-Mode system to FlexGroup:
::*> volume conversion start -vserver SVM -volume VOLUME -foreground true -check-only true

Error: command failed: Cannot convert volume "VOLUME" in Vserver "SVM" to a FlexGroup. Contact technical support for assistance. Reasons:
       * The volume is a transitioned volume.


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