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Creating Qtrees in Directories or Subdirectories?

Hello,

We are using CIFS SVMs with volumes that have the ntfs securitystyle.

f.ex.: volume1/MyJunctionPath/

We would like to use Qtrees for example with quotas but as far as I understood you can only create Qtrees at the root of the volume.

f.ex: 

/vol/volume1/Qtree1

/vol/volume1/Qtree2

etc

Isn't it possible to create or use Qtrees in Directories or subdirectories?

f.ex.: like this?

/vol/volume1/Departement1Directory/Qtree1

/vol/volume1/Departement1Directory/Qtree2

/vol/volume1/Departement2Directory/Qtree3

/vol/volume1/Departement2Directory/SubDirectoryX/Qtree4

etc

Thanks a lot for your feedback!

Regards,

Didier

 

 

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Re: Creating Qtrees in Directories or Subdirectories?

I tested this quickly in my lab and it does not appear possible to create qtrees below the root of the volume (running 9.5P6). 

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Re: Creating Qtrees in Directories or Subdirectories?

Thank you for your reply.

Yes it doesn't work too on 9.6sp4.

Sadly ... this would have been a very nice feature ....

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Re: Creating Qtrees in Directories or Subdirectories?

Hi.

Quick tip - you can create symbollink/widelink into a dedicated qtree from any location in the share...

https://kb.netapp.com/app/answers/answer_view/a_id/1029855

 

it's not so clean... but it's an option...

 

 

Gidi Marcus (Linkedin) - Storage and Microsoft technologies consultant - Hydro IT LTD - UK
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Re: Creating Qtrees in Directories or Subdirectories?

What I can think is using volume instead of qtrees. Use subdirectory as a junction for the volume.

 

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