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Snapdrive for Unix

Enabling thin provisioning for NFS entities


You can use SnapDrive for UNIX to carry out thin provisioning for NFS entities on your storage system. Thin provisioning is referred as space-reservation.

  1. To enable space reservation for snap connect operations, you can enable space reservation for volumes by using the -reserve parameter with the commands involving NFS entities. For NFS entities, SnapDrive for UNIX uses the space reservation available in the Snapshot copy if the -reserve or -noreserve parameters are not specified in a command.