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Disabling deduplication on a volume

You can disable deduplication on a volume by using the sis off command.

About this task

If you have enabled data compression on the volume, running the sis off command disables data compression.

Steps

  1. Stop any volume efficiency operation that is currently active on the volume by entering the following command: sis stop path
    path is the complete path to the FlexVol volume.
  2. Disable the deduplication operation by entering the following command: sis off path
    path is the complete path to the FlexVol volume.

    This command stops all future deduplication operations. For more information about the sis command, see the sis(1) man page.

Example

The following command disables deduplication on the volume VolA: sis off /vol/VolA