Creating FlexClone files

You can use System Manager to create a FlexClone file, which is a writable copy of a parent file. You can use these copies to test applications.

Before you begin

About this task

Steps

  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the Volumes tab.
  4. Select the volume from the volume list.
  5. Click Actions > Clone > Create > File.
  6. In the Create FlexClone File dialog box, select the file that you want to clone, and then specify a name for the FlexClone file.
  7. Click Clone.

Result

The FlexClone file is created in the same volume as the parent file.