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Snapmirror Relationship Creation Wizard

In Ontap 9.3P5, if I run Snapmirror relationship creation wizard via System Manager on the destination cluster, the wizard does not give me an option to thin provision the destination volume within the wizard.  I am forced to modify the volume via cli after the wizard completes to change the volume option space-guarantee to none.  Is there a way to force the wizard to create a thin provisioned volume in the Snapmirror relationship creation wizard?

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Re: Snapmirror Relationship Creation Wizard

Wizard doesn't have it..

 

But SnapMirror target volumes inherit all properties of source volumes.

 

 

 

 

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Re: Snapmirror Relationship Creation Wizard

All of the source volumes are thin provisioned.  The wizard creates the volume as thick provisoned. The destination volumes do not inherit the space-guaranteed settings of the source volumes.

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Re: Snapmirror Relationship Creation Wizard

Previously it is use to inherit but I see it is not doing any more.

 

so to your actual question.. currently I don't see in 9.3 it actually exists to change from thick to thin while establish the realtionship.

 

i am thinking they may get this feature back again.. previously in 9.1 we use to have these settings.

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Re: Snapmirror Relationship Creation Wizard

I am seeing the same exact behavior is OnTap 8.3 P1.  All of my source volumes are thin provisioned.  When you create a snapmirror relationship through the OnCommand System Manager interface, the destination volume is thick.  There is no option to make it thin during the creation of the snapmirror.

 

 

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