Vxsnap keywords

The vxsnap utility 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 a SQL database from a snapshot set.

You can view an online description of the command syntax by typing the following:

vxsnap keyword -?