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Maximum number of qtrees in a Flex Volume?

Client application mounts NFS filesystems, but is limited to 500MB filesystems...  They are looking at a total data storage requirement approaching 100TB.  Currently, they have quantity 60 qtrees of 500MB within a single Flex Volume, each with it's own corresponding NFS export.

Questions:

  1. What is the maximum number of qtrees in a Flex Volume  ( DOT 8.1 7-mode ).
  2. What is the maximum number of NFS exports ( DOT 8.1 7-mode ).

As for question 1, I did find the following link which mentions a limit of 4,995 qtrees per volume, but I'd rather get my answer from the NetApp community...

Thanks!

Rick

Re: Maximum number of qtrees in a Flex Volume?

correction, client app limitation is 500GB per NFS mount, and potentially 136TB of total, so 272 qtrees/nfs exports.

I found https://kb.netapp.com/support/index?page=content&id=3011335 which states maximum of 10,240 nfs exports per filer/cluster, so we should be fine with NFS exports, just need to confirm the maximum qtrees per volume.

- Rick

Re: Maximum number of qtrees in a Flex Volume?

Yes 4,995 per volume. Look under "storage limits" in the ontap docs at https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1114070/html/frameset.html

Re: Maximum number of qtrees in a Flex Volume?

Thanks Scott!