Manage volumes for Azure NetApp Files

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You can manage existing volumes as your storage needs change. You can edit volumes, change a volume’s service level, manage Snapshot copies, and delete volumes.

Edit a volume’s size and tags

After you create a volume, you can modify its size and tags at any time.

Steps
  1. Open the working environment.

  2. Hover over the volume and select Edit.

  3. Modify the size and tags as needed.

  4. Click Apply.

Change the volume’s service level

After you create a volume, you can change the service level at any time as long as the destination capacity pool already exists.

Steps
  1. Open the working environment.

  2. Hover over the volume and select Change service level.

  3. Select the capacity pool that provides the service level that you want.

  4. Click Change.

Result

The volume is moved to the other capacity pool with no impact to the volume.

Manage Snapshot copies

Snapshot copies provide a point-in-time copy of your volume. Create Snapshot copies, restore the data to a new volume, and delete Snapshot copies.

Steps
  1. Open the working environment.

  2. Hover over the volume and choose one of the available options to manage Snapshot copies:

    • Create a Snapshot copy

    • Revert volume to Snapshot

    • Delete a Snapshot copy

  3. Follow the prompts to complete the selected action.

Delete volumes

Delete the volumes that you no longer need.

Steps
  1. Open the working environment.

  2. Hover over the volume and click Delete.

  3. Confirm that you want to delete the volume.