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How FlexVol volumes work

FlexVol volumes allow you to manage the logical layer of the file system independently of the physical layer of storage. Multiple FlexVol volumes can exist within a single separate, physically defined aggregate structure of disks and RAID groups. FlexVol volumes contained by the same aggregate share the physical storage resources, RAID configuration, and plex structure of that aggregate.

Using multiple FlexVol volumes enables you to do the following: