Enabling data compression on a volume

You can enable data compression on a volume to achieve space savings by using the volume efficiency modify command.You can enable data compression on a FlexVol volume to achieve space savings by using the volume efficiency modify command. You can also assign a compression type to your volume, if you do not want the default compression type.

Before you begin

You must have enabled deduplication on the volume.
Notes:
  • Deduplication only needs to be enabled and does not need to be running on the volume.
  • The compression scanner must be used to compress the existing data on the volumes present in AFF platforms.

Enabling deduplication on a volume

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Procedure