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Hiding the Snapshot copy directory

You can use System Manager to hide the Snapshot copy directory (.snapshot) so that it is not visible when you view your volume directories. By default, the .snapshot directory is visible.


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM), and click Storage > Volumes or Infinite Volumes .
  3. Select the volume for which you want hide the Snapshot copy directory.
  4. Click Snapshot Copies > Configure.
  5. Ensure that Make snapshot directory (.snapshot) visible is not selected, and then click Ok.