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Setting the Snapshot copy reserve

You can use System Manager to reserve space (in percentage) for Snapshot copies in a volume. Setting the Snapshot copy reserve ensures that enough disk space is allocated for the Snapshot copies so that they do not consume the active file system space.

About this task


  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 to set the Snapshot copy reserve.
  4. Click Snapshot Copies > Configure.
  5. Type or select the percentage of the volume space that you want to reserve for the Snapshot copies and click OK.