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FlexGroups in Cloud Volumes ONTAP QandA

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Applies to

  • NetApp Cloud Manager (Connector)
  • NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO)
  • NetApp ONTAP FlexGroup (FG)

Answer

Q: How are FG`s created/managed in CVO?

  • FlexGroup volumes in CVO can only be created by using the CLI or ONTAP System Manager. Currently, you cannot use Cloud Manager to create FlexGroupvolumes.

Q: Does Cloud Manager support FG Volumes?

  • While Cloud Volumes ONTAP supports FlexGroup volumes, Cloud Manager does not. If you create a FlexGroup volume from System Manager or from the CLI, then you should set Cloud Manager’s Capacity Management mode to Manual. Automatic mode might not work properly with FlexGroup volumes.
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