Extending the expiry date of Snapshot copies

You can use System Manager to extend the expiry date of Snapshot copies in a volume.

Before you begin

The SnapLock license must be installed.

About this task

You can extend the expiry date only for Snapshot copies in a data protection (DP) volume that is the destination in a SnapLock for SnapVault relationship.


  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the Volumes tab.
  4. Expand the required volume.
  5. Click the Show More Details link to view more information about the volume.
  6. Click Snapshot Copies tab.
    The list of available Snapshot copies for the selected volume is displayed.
  7. Select the Snapshot copy, and then click Extend Expiry Date.
  8. In the Extend Expiry Date dialog box, specify the expiry date.
    The values must be in the range of 1 day through 70 years or Infinite.
  9. Click OK.