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Executing commands from a vFiler unit

To work with the data on a vFiler unit, you can execute commands directly from the vFiler unit. These commands are run in the same way that they are run from the vFiler unit's console. These commands can be run only on storage resources owned by the vFiler unit.


  1. Enter the following command to switch to a particular vFiler context:
    vfiler context vfiler_name


    vfiler context vfiler1

    You are now in the context of vfiler1.

  2. Enter the command you want to run from that particular vFiler context.


    The following command shows all the commands that are available from the context of the vFiler unit:


  3. To return to the context of the hosting storage system, enter the following command:
    vfiler context vfiler0