QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Configuring Pool Guaranteed Snapshot Space

Pool guaranteed snapshot space is storage pool space that is reserved for storing snapshots. Enabling this feature ensures that QTS always has sufficient space to store new snapshots.

Pool Guaranteed Snapshot Space Status

Snapshot Storage Location

Disabled

Free space in the storage pool

Enabled

Pool guaranteed snapshot space until full, then free space in the storage pool

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Storage > Storage/Snapshots.
  2. Select a thick volume, thin volume, or LUN.
  3. Click Snapshot, and then select Snapshot Manager.
  4. Click Pool Guaranteed Snapshot Space, and then select Configure.
  5. Enable Enable Pool Guaranteed Snapshot Space.
  6. Select the amount of reserved space.

    Option

    Description

    Recommended

    Reserve a percentage of the total storage pool space.

    Tip:

    The default value is 20%.

    Custom

    Reserve a fixed amount of storage pool space.

  7. Click OK.