Setting the Snapshot copy reserve

You can use System Manager to reserve space (in percentage) for Snapshot copies in a volume. Setting the Snapshot copy reserve ensures that enough disk space is allocated for the Snapshot copies so that they do not consume the active file system space.

About this task


  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the Volumes tab.
  4. Select the volume for which you want to set the Snapshot copy reserve.
  5. Click Actions > Manage Snapshots > Configure.
  6. Type or select the percentage of the volume space that you want to reserve for the Snapshot copies, and then click OK.