Protection window

You can use the Protection window to create and manage mirror relationships, vault relationships, and mirror vault relationships and to display details about these relationships. The Protection window does not display load-sharing (LS) relationships and transition (TDP) relationships.

Namespace mirrors and constituents are not displayed for mirror relationships on Infinite Volumes.

Command buttons

Create
Opens the Create Protection Relationship dialog box, which you can use to create a mirror relationship, vault relationship, or mirror and vault relationship from a destination volume.

System Manager does not display any storage virtual machine (SVM) configured for disaster recovery (DR) in the Create Protection Relationship dialog box.

Edit
Opens the Edit Protection Relationship dialog box, which you can use to edit the schedule and policy of a relationship.

For a vault relationship, mirror and vault relationship, or version-flexible mirror relationship, you can modify the relationship type by modifying the policy type.

Delete
Opens the Delete Protection Relationship dialog box, which you can use to delete a relationship.
Operations
Displays the operations that can be performed on a protection relationship.
Refresh
Updates the information in the window.

Protection relationships list

Source Storage Virtual Machine
Displays the SVM that contains the volume from which data is mirrored or vaulted in a relationship.
Source Volume
Displays the volume from which data is mirrored or vaulted in a relationship.
Destination Volume
Displays the volume to which data is mirrored or vaulted in a relationship.
Is Healthy
Displays whether the relationship is healthy or not.
Relationship State
Displays the state of the relationship, such as Snapmirrored, Uninitialized, or Broken Off.
Transfer Status
Displays the relationship status, such as Idle, Transferring, or Aborting.
Relationship Type
Displays the type of relationship, such as Mirror, Vault, or Mirror and Vault.
Lag Time
Displays the difference between the current time and the timestamp of the Snapshot copy that was last transferred successfully to the destination storage system. It indicates the time difference between the data that is currently on the source system and the latest data that is stored on the destination system. The value that is displayed can be positive or negative. The value is negative if the time zone of the destination system is behind the time zone of the source storage system.
Policy Name
Displays the name of the policy that is assigned to the relationship.
Policy Type
Displays the type of policy that is assigned to the relationship. The policy type can be Vault, Mirror Vault, or Asynchronous Mirror.

Details area

Details tab
Displays general information about the selected relationship, such as the source cluster and destination cluster, data transfer rate, state of the relationship, details about the network compression ratio, data transfer status, type of current data transfer, type of last data transfer, latest Snapshot copy, and timestamp of the latest Snapshot copy.
Policy Details tab
Displays details about the policy that is assigned to the selected protection relationship. This tab also displays the SnapMirror label and the Snapshot copy schedules in the source volume that match the specified label.
Snapshot Copies tab
Displays the count of Snapshot copies with the SnapMirror label attribute for the selected protection relationship and the timestamp of the latest Snapshot copy.