is it possible (for a CIFS Volume/Share) to present another (lower) free space value to the user than the real value is? I thougt, I heard about that, but I cant find this option in Ontap 9.7.
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Setting quotas may be the answer. We can limit the space a user has available on a share. See if this helps. If not let us know.
Examples of quota configuration
that propably would do it. But its not very handy, as all user have to be "quoted" and there is at least some overhead by using this. I´m talking about 1500+ users.
I thougt about an option on the volume/share to set, like -Show-FreeSpace-ToUser 200GB. But it seems there is nothing like this.
Thanks and best regards,
What's the use case? I mean it would still show the total volume capacity, but each user would be limited to their amount if you used quotas. I don't believe it reflects in the volume space for that user unfortunately.
To manage the quotas if the solution works for your needs take a look at Ansible. It can automate many tasks including quotas. Below are links.
Get started with automating your dev work flows with NetApp and Ansiblehttps://www.netapp.com/devops-solutions/ansible/
Ansible and NetApphttps://www.ansible.com/integrations/infrastructure/netapp
netapp.ontap.na_ontap_quotas – NetApp ONTAP Quotashttps://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/collections/netapp/ontap/na_ontap_quotas_module.html
NetApp Storage Management Using Ansiblehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9USX5kRxYYk
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