EF & E-Series, SANtricity, and Related Plug-ins

Volume group to Pool

Local_Admin

Is there a way to transform volume group to pool, without loosing data?

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NetApp_AU

Hello Local_Admin,

 

On E-Series, there is not a way to convert traditional Volume Groups (VGs)to Dynamic Disk Pools (DDPs) nor the other way around. VGs and DDPs lay out data and parity in very different ways so converting them isn't possible.

 

If you want to switch to a VG or DDP, you will have to create a new DDP or VG and migrate your data to it.

 

Thank you

Team NetApp

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SpindleNinja

Do you mean FlexGroup to FabricPool? 

NetApp_AU

Hello Local_Admin,

 

On E-Series, there is not a way to convert traditional Volume Groups (VGs)to Dynamic Disk Pools (DDPs) nor the other way around. VGs and DDPs lay out data and parity in very different ways so converting them isn't possible.

 

If you want to switch to a VG or DDP, you will have to create a new DDP or VG and migrate your data to it.

 

Thank you

Team NetApp
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