Changing the status of a volume

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You can use System Manager to change the status of a FlexVol volume when you want to take a volume offline, bring a volume back online, or restrict access to a volume.

Before you begin
  • If you want a volume to be the target of a volume copy operation or a SnapMirror replication operation, the volume must be in the restricted state.

  • If you want to take a NAS volume offline, the NAS volume must be unmounted.

About this task

You can take a volume offline to perform maintenance on the volume, to move the volume, or to destroy the volume. When a volume is offline, the volume is unavailable for read or write access by clients. You cannot take a root volume offline.

Steps
  1. Click Storage > Volumes.

  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.

  3. Select the volume for which you want to modify the status.

  4. From the More Actions > Change status to menu, select the required volume status.

  5. Click Ok in the confirmation dialog box to change the volume status.

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