Provision NAS storage for large file systems using FlexGroup volumes

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A FlexGroup volume is a scalable NAS container that provides high performance along with automatic load distribution. FlexGroup volumes provide massive capacity (in petabytes), which considerably exceeds the FlexVol volume limits, without adding any management overhead.

ONTAP automatically selects the local tiers required for creating the FlexGroup volume.

  1. Click Storage > Volumes.

  2. Click Add.

  3. Click More Options and then select Distribute volume data across the cluster.