ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

volume reallocation restart

Restart reallocate job

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


Starts a reallocation job. Use this command to start a quiesced (temporarily stopped) job or a scheduled scan that is idle.

This command is not supported for FlexGroups or FlexGroup constituents.


-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver

Specifies the Vserver.

-path <text> - Path

Specifies the file path of the LUN, NVMe namespace, file, or volume on which you want to restart reallocation scans.

[-i, -ignore-checkpoint <true>] - Ignore Checkpoint

Restarts the job at the beginning when set to true. If you use this command without specifying this parameter, its effective value is false and the job starts the scan at the point where it stopped. If you specify this parameter without a value, it is set to true and the scan restarts at the beginning.


cluster1::> volume reallocation restart /vol/vol2
2 entries were acted on.

Restarts two reallocation jobs on volume vol2.

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