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How qtree SnapMirror works with data compression

Because qtree SnapMirror operates at the logical level, when data compression is enabled on the source storage system, the data is uncompressed in memory before being replicated to the destination system. If data compression is enabled on the secondary storage system, then all transfers are compressed on the secondary storage system.

You can use data compression to compress any existing data on the secondary storage system.

When using qtree SnapMirror with data compression, consider the following guidelines:

For more information about qtree SnapMirror, see the Data ONTAP Data Protection Online Backup and Recovery Guide for 7-Mode.