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Moving resources between vFiler units

You can move storage resources such as volumes and qtrees from one vFiler unit to another. When you move the storage resources to another vFiler unit, the ownership of the volume, qtree, and data changes.

Before you begin

About this task

Step

  1. To move the resources between vFiler units, enter the following command:
    vfiler move source_vfiler destination_vfiler [ -f ] [ -i ip_address [ -i ip_address ] ...] [ path [ path ... ] ]

    You can use the -f option to skip warning messages.

    Example

    The following command moves an IP address and a volume from one vFiler unit to another:

    vfiler move vfiler1 vfiler2 -i 123.123.123.125 /vol/vol3