Taking traditional snapshot of data volumes of an RVG
This task creates a traditional snapshot volume for each data volume in an RVG.
A snapshot plex must be available for this task to succeed. The snapshot plex can be created using the
A volume can have more than one snapshot volume.
This task is not distributed, that is, it will only be executed on the current host.
For more information on the snapshot feature, see Understanding the VVR snapshot feature.
To take a traditional snapshot
Choose Replication Tasks > Take Traditional Snapshot Data Volumes of RVG.
Select the RVG from the list.
The following screen displays:
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Optionally, enter a prefix in the Prefix entry field. This prefix enables you to easily identify the snapshot name. If you do not specify a prefix, provides a default in the format
To initiate the task, press enter.
The command status screen displays.
Press F3 until you return to the main menu.