Creating and mounting a snapshot file system

The first step in backing up a VxFS file system is to create and mount a snapshot file system.

To create and mount a snapshot of a VxFS file system


The mount point of the file system to copy.


The name of the special device on which to create the snapshot.


The size of the snapshot file system in sectors.


Location where to mount the snapshot; snap_mount_pointmust exist before you enter this command.