volume conversion start

Convert a volume

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the advanced privilege level.

Description

The volume conversion start command converts a volume.

Parameters

-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name
This specifies the Vserver in which the volume is located.
-volume <volume name> - Volume Name
This specifies the name of the volume to convert.
[-check-only [true]] - Validate the Conversion Only
If true, this specifies whether the command will only validate that the conversion can be done, and that the volume will not be converted. The default value is false.
[-foreground [true]] - Foreground Process
This specifies whether the operation runs in the foreground. The default setting is true (the operation runs in the foreground). When set to true, the command will not return until the operation completes.

Examples

The following example validates and converts a flexible volume named "flexvol" in Vserver "vs1" to a FlexGroup:
cluster::*> volume conversion start -vserver vs1 -volume flexvol 
The following example validates whether flexible volume named "flexvol" in Vserver "vs1" can be converted to a FlexGroup:
cluster::*> volume conversion start -vserver vs1 -volume flexvol -check-only