What is the best method to set qos policy to vmdk files.
Basically the vmdk is located in a nfs exported /volume/qtree and is in a directory.
Vmware manage the name, so the name can contains blanks and specials caracters.
file modify -vserver gdcsvm311 -volume dft_nfs_vmware_sl3wclu12_sys_05 -file "SRV1224 - DB Oracle ETA Dev+Test_2.vmdk" -qos-policy-group medium
Error: command failed: Unable to access file "SRV1224 - DB Oracle ETA Dev+Test_2.vmdk". Reason: File not found
Follow that, I have two problems
1) impossible, as in 7M, to locate the file with a ls command in diag mode.
2) the command "file modify" don't have a qtree parameter, I don't know how the -file parameter must be specified.
Any help appreciated?
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I did some test with vmdk file and qos.
The command that I used was this:
file modify -vserver vmware_upgrade -volume vmware_upgrade_sata -file /dcfarm01/dcfarm01.vmdk -qos-policy-group test
I think that you miss the "/" character and if you have blank space you can use " character.
After that you can test the qos.
On my side the qos was never applied, after many ticket opened, NetApp had opened a bug (985740).
Tell me if you have more luck.
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That worked for me, I had to set policy to -flat vmdk file.
the qos on the vmdk works well?
Can you post the correct pattern of the command.
I used the same command you specified, I had just to use the flat extent vmdk file, no results with the other one.
-rw------- 1 root root 225485783040 Mar 22 14:45 GDC01224 - Cronet DB Oracle ETA Dev+Test_2-flat.vmdk-rw------- 1 root root 674 Mar 22 01:29 GDC01224 - Cronet DB Oracle ETA Dev+Test_2.vmdk
Thanks Roberto, this was helpful.
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