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How FlexClone volumes impact SnapMirror

You can create FlexClone volumes from SnapMirror source or destination volumes. However, you should understand the behavior of the resulting FlexClone volume before creating it.

FlexClone volumes create a nearly instantaneous replica of a volume within the same aggregate. For information about FlexClone volumes, see the Data ONTAP Storage Management Guide for 7-Mode.

The following two sections list the key differences between cloning volumes that use qtree SnapMirror and cloning volumes that use volume SnapMirror.

Volume SnapMirror and FlexClone

Qtree SnapMirror and FlexClone