Backing up the SnapCenter repository

Backing up the SnapCenter Server repository helps protect it from data loss. You can back up the repository by running the Protect-SmRepository cmdlet.

About this task

The Protect-SmRepository cmdlet accomplishes the following tasks:


  1. Launch PowerShell.
  2. On the SnapCenter Server host, establish a session using the Open-SmConnection cmdlet, and then enter your credentials.
  3. Back up the repository using the Protect-SmRepository cmdlet and the required parameters.

    The information regarding the parameters that can be used with the cmdlet and their descriptions can be obtained by runningGet-Help command_name. Alternatively, you can also refer to the Cmdlet Reference Guide.

    SnapCenter Software 4.2 Windows Cmdlet Reference Guide