Preparing for transitioning 7-Mode systems with 32-bit aggregates
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32-bit aggregates, volumes, and Snapshot copies are not supported in ONTAP 8.3 and later. Therefore, you must expand the 32-bit aggregates to 64-bit, and then find and remove any 32-bit volumes and Snapshot copies from the 7-Mode system before transition.
32-bit volumes or Snapshot copies
Even if you have only 64-bit aggregates and volumes, some 32-bit or mixed-format FlexVol volumes or Snapshot copies might remain. You must remove these volumes and Snapshot copies before transition.