Logical storage management overview with the CLI


This content describes how to work with ONTAP FlexVol volumes. It shows you how to create and manage FlexVol volumes, how to use FlexClone technology to create efficient copies of volumes, files, and LUNs, how to create qtrees and quotas, and how to manage efficiency features like deduplication and compression.

You should use this content under the following circumstances:

  • You want to understand the range of ONTAP FlexVol volume capabilities and storage efficiency features.

  • You want to use the command-line interface (CLI), not ONTAP System Manager or an automated scripting tool.