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Enabling deduplication on a volume

You can enable deduplication on a FlexVol volume to achieve storage efficiency by using the sis on command.

Before you begin

For a FlexVol volume, you must have verified that enough free space exists for deduplication metadata in the volumes and aggregates.

Step

  1. Enable deduplication by entering the following command: sis on path
    path is the complete path to the FlexVol volume.

Example

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