Resizing FlexCache volumes

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Starting with System Manager 9.6, you can resize a FlexCache volume by resizing existing resources or by adding new resources.

Before you begin
  • To resize a FlexCache volume, there must be enough free space on the existing aggregates.

  • To expand a FlexCache volume, there must be enough free space on the aggregate that you are using for expansion.

Steps
  1. Click Storage > Volumes.

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

  3. Select the FlexCache volume that you want to resize, and then click More Actions > Resize.

  4. In the Resize FlexCache Volume window, specify the size to which you want to resize the FlexCache volume.

    By default, existing aggregates are used to resize the FlexCache volume. Starting with System Manager 9.6, the maximum size that is allowed for the volume is displayed next to the size field.

    Note

    If you want to expand the FlexCache volume by adding new resources, click advanced options (advanced options). Refer to Specifying advanced options for FlexCache volumes.

  5. Click Save to resize the FlexCache volume.

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