About the vxsnap utility

The command line utilities are available in the product installation directory.

The vxsnap utility integrates with the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) as a VSS Requester. This allows for the simultaneous snapshot of all volumes associated with an Exchange Server database.

Note the following requirements:


Any of the writer names 'Microsoft Exchange Replica Writer' or 'Microsoft Exchange Writer Replica' can be specified in the vxsnap CLI command while performing operations on a replica.