Supported and unsupported configurations for FlexGroup volumes

You should be aware of the ONTAP features that are supported and not supported with FlexGroup volumes in ONTAP 9.

Features supported starting in ONTAP 9.8

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.7

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.6

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.5

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.4

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.3

Feature supported starting from ONTAP 9.2

Features supported starting from ONTAP 9.1

FlexGroup volumes were introduced in ONTAP 9.1, with support for several ONTAP features.

Unsupported configurations in ONTAP 9

Unsupported protocols Unsupported data protection features Other unsupported ONTAP features
  • pNFS (ONTAP 9.0 to 9.6)
  • SMB 1.0
  • SMB transparent failover
  • SAN
  • SnapLock volumes
  • SVM disaster recovery (DR)
  • SMTape
  • Cascade and fan-out SnapMirror relationships
Remote Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)