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symsnapvx commands

Performs TimeFinder/SnapVX control, list,and verify operations on a device list, a list of ranges, a device group (DG), composite group (CG), or storage group (SG).

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  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -lndevs 000BA:000BB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT link
    present the snapshot data of source devices 000AA:000AB to the target devices 000BA:000BB. This will not start any data copy from the source to the target
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -lndevs 000BA:000BB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT link -copy
    present the snapshot data of source devices 000AA:000AB to the target devices 000BA:000BB. Background data copy will be started from source to target for a full volume copy
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -lndevs 000BA:000BB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT set mode copy
    set the snapshot data copy mode for the existing link to Copy. Copy mode creates a full-volume copy of the data by copying it to the SRP of target devices
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -lndevs 000BA:000BB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT set mode nocopy
    set the snapshot data copy mode for the existing link to NoCopy. Nocopy mode does not retain the point-in- time data once the link is removed.
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -lndevs 000BA:000BB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT unlink
    remove the current link of snapshots from 000AA:000AB to the target devices 000BA:000BB
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT list -summary -tb
    provide a summary of snapvx devices in various states(Restored,Established,..) also the copying progress information in TB
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT rename -name TEST_SNAPSHOT_1
    rename the snapshot name of the devices from TEST_SNAPSHOT to TEST_SNAPSHOT_1
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT set ttl -delta 5
    set the time to live(ttl) of 000AA:000AB in TEST_SNAPSHOT to 5 days. The snapshot for these devices will be terminated within 5 days from the day of setting if none of these devices linked to any target devices.
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT terminate
    Remove the existing snapshots for 000AA:000AB from the array. All these devices must NOT be linked with any target devices.
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB -snapshot_name TEST_SNAPSHOT verify
    verify the current status of the previously created snapvx snapshots
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 -dev 000AA:000AB establish -name TEST_SNAPSHOT
    create and establish a snapvx snapshot for devices 000AA:000AB and assign the name as TEST_SNAPSHOT
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list
    List all the snapshot source devices in vmax 1234 along with the snapshot name
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list -devs 000AA,000BB -detail
    List detailed information about snap devices in vmax 1234 with additional informations such as expiration date and number of generations for each.
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list -failed
    List all the snapshot source devices in vmax 1234 with failed status
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list -linked
    List all the snapshot source devices those are linked to target devices
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list -linked -by_tgt
    List all the snapshot source devices those are linked to target devices. The by_tgt option makes the list to be sorted in order of the target devices.
  • symsnapvx -sid 1234 list -restored
    List all the snapshot source devices in vmax 1234 with restored status