Vxsnap keywords

Type the following sequence to view a description of the command syntax:

vxsnap keyword -?

vxsnap has the following keywords:


Creates snapshot mirrors of the volumes in the specified component. The snapshot mirrors remain attached to and synchronized with the original volumes

Either the prepare or start keyword may be used in the CLI; however prepare is recommended.


Creates simultaneous snapshots of all volumes in the specified component, providing a point-in-time snapshot set.


Reattaches and resynchronizes an existing snapshot set to the original database volumes.


Restores an Exchange database from a snapshot set. Recovery can be either a point-in-time restore or a roll-forward recovery to the point of failure.


For Exchange 2010, Restore to Recovery Database is not supported by SFW.