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


  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.
  3. Select the volume in which you want to create a FlexClone file from the list of volumes.
  4. Click More Actions > Clone > Create > File .
  5. In the Create FlexClone File dialog box, select the file that you want to clone, and then specify a name for the FlexClone file.
  6. Click Clone.


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