About this task

This task modifies the following filesystem attributes:

  • Name
  • Size
  • Thin provisioning
  • SSD cache

A filesystem can only have its size increased. Shrinking a filesystem is not supported.


  • A filesystem

Before you begin

Access the filesystem from the Volumes & FS screen. Then either:

  • Select a filesystem and select Modify Filesystem from the Actions menu.


  • Click a filesystem to display it on screen, and select Modify Filesystem from the Actions menu.


  1. Upon selecting Modify Filesystem, the Modify Filesystem screen opens.
  2. Modify one of the attributes that are available for modification.
  3. Click Modify.
    The filesystem is modified.

Related GUI tasks

You can modify other filesystem values using the following tasks:

Related InfiniShell commands

Modifying the filesystem attributes using InfiniShell is available via the following commands:

  • fs.cache - enabling the filesystem to use InfiniBox flash cache
  • fs.rename - renaming the filesystem
  • fs.resize - resizing the filesystem
  • fs.set_thin - setting the filesystem provisioning type



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Last edited: 2020-11-05 10:29:40 UTC