The transition to NetApp MS Azure AD B2C is complete. If you missed the pre-registration, you will be invited to reigister at next log in.
Please note that access to your NetApp data may take up to 1 hour.
To learn more, read the FAQ and watch the video.
Need assistance? Complete this form and select “Registration Issue” as the Feedback Category.

Active IQ Unified Manager Discussions

Identifying the cause of volume growth


Hi all,


Is there a tool within Netapp onTap 8.x or 3rd party that can identify the cause (folder location/s) of abnormal volume growth ?


Many thanks.



Hi John,


There are a number of third party applications that will help to achieve. These work by scanning the file system and allowing you to report on capacity, growth, file types etc. EG


However if you are using qtree's within your FlexVols and are applying fixed or tracking quotas to them then this will help you narrow down where the increase in capacity growth is occurring within the file system without requiring a third party application. If you want information about the file types and sizes of each directory within a flexvol or qtree then you'll require a third party application for this.



If this post resolved your issue, help others by selecting ACCEPT AS SOLUTION or adding a KUDO.


Hi Matt, we currently use treesize pro, however I was hoping there was a netapp integration tool I could install to drill further into the data.

I'll check out the other option.

Thanks for your suggestion !




NetApp on Discord Image

We're on Discord, are you?

Live Chat, Watch Parties, and More!

Explore Banner

Meet Explore, NetApp’s digital sales platform

Engage digitally throughout the sales process, from product discovery to configuration, and handle all your post-purchase needs.

NetApp Insights to Action
I2A Banner