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Why the snapshots show different size in replica/original volume?

Madhu1
 
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ttran

Hello Madhu1,

 

The size descrapancy between the source and destination volume is due to the source volume most likely already having space efficiency features already taken into effect. The destination volume either doesn't have the same efficiency settings as the source or the efficiency jobs have not completed on the destination volume.

 

Reference document:

Display a list of volumes with efficiency 

Viewing efficiency space savings 

Using deduplication, data compression, and data compaction to increase storage efficiency 

KB: Snapmirror Destination volume space usage is greater than Source volume 

KB: Why is a destination volume on SVM DR smaller then its source volume 

 

 

Regards,

 

Team NetApp

Team NetApp

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ttran

Hello Madhu1,

 

The size descrapancy between the source and destination volume is due to the source volume most likely already having space efficiency features already taken into effect. The destination volume either doesn't have the same efficiency settings as the source or the efficiency jobs have not completed on the destination volume.

 

Reference document:

Display a list of volumes with efficiency 

Viewing efficiency space savings 

Using deduplication, data compression, and data compaction to increase storage efficiency 

KB: Snapmirror Destination volume space usage is greater than Source volume 

KB: Why is a destination volume on SVM DR smaller then its source volume 

 

 

Regards,

 

Team NetApp

Team NetApp

View solution in original post

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