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how to move volumen ntfs to another aggregate on NetApp Release 8.2.3P6 7-Mode

jclopezcano

Hi, I have a NetApp Release 8.2.3P6 7-Mode and I want to move an aggregate ntfs volume but it gives me the following error when doing the command: vol move start vol_tecon aggr_SATA

vol move: Specified source volume is exported via NFS. Unexport the volume and retry or resume vol move.

How can i solve this problem?

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Ontapforrum

Hi,

 

The error is expected, it is one of the requirement for vol-move:

 

# The source volume should not be exported to NFS or CIFS clients when the volume move operation is in progress.
https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1196995/html/GUID-09E9890C-EFD4-47EA-9539-A658FD251C93.html


I would call it a disruptive process for NAS protcols (NFS/CIFS), as you will be required to stop NFS exports or  CIFS, which means a 'downtime' during the move period.

 

You have two options 'volmove' or 'snapmirror' : Advantage of vol-move over SnapMirror is that, you do not have to update the exports or re-create the shares. However, with snapmirror, the control is on you, once base replication is done, you can chose a maintenance window, termiante cifs, final update and re-create shares.

 

In any case, downtine is needed in both case, choice is yours.

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