Hide the Snapshot copy directory with System Manager - ONTAP 9.7 and earlier
You can use ONTAP System Manager classic (available in ONTAP 9.7 and earlier) to hide the Snapshot copy directory (
.snapshot) so that the Snapshot copy directory is not visible when you view your volume directories. By default, the
.snapshot directory is visible.
Click Storage > Volumes.
From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.
Select the volume for which you want hide the Snapshot copy directory.
Click More Actions > Manage Snapshots > Configuration Settings.
Ensure that the Make snapshot directory (.snapshot) visible option is not selected, and then click OK.