Rehost a volume from one SVM to another SVM overview

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Volume rehost enables you to reassign NAS or SAN volumes from one storage virtual machine (SVM, formerly known as Vserver) to another SVM without requiring a SnapMirror copy. The volume rehost procedures depend upon the protocol type and the volume type. Volume rehost is a disruptive operation for data access and volume management.

What you’ll need

Several conditions must be met before you can rehost a volume from one SVM to another:

  • The volume must be online.

  • Protocols: SAN or NAS

    For the NAS protocol, the volume must be unmounted.

  • If the volume is in a SnapMirror relationship, then the relationship must be either deleted or broken prior to volume rehost.

    You can resynchronize the SnapMirror relationship after the volume rehost operation.