How to verify and enable File System on DataDomain


All Data Domain Systems

All Software Releases (GUI operation requires DD OS 4.7.x or later)



The Data Domain system backup operations rely on the Data Domain system file system. In case the file system is disabled or failed, all backup operations to the device will be halted.

This document lists steps on how to verify if the file system is working properly.




This article contains steps to :-

  1. Verify the file system's current status.
    • Using Enterprise Manager
    • Using Command line
  2. If the file system is disabled, how to enable the file system.

For a detailed step by step resolution please refer to EMC Support Solution

Verifying and Enabling the File System on Data Domain