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How splitting a FlexClone volume from its parent works

Splitting a FlexClone volume from its parent removes any space optimizations that are currently used by the FlexClone volume. After the split, both the FlexClone volume and the parent volume require the full space allocation determined by their volume guarantees. The FlexClone volume becomes a normal FlexVol volume.

You must be aware of the following considerations related to clone-splitting operations: