Restoring a volume in a mirror relationship

For a version-independent mirror relationship, you can use System Manager to restore Snapshot copies to a source volume or to other volumes if the source data is corrupted and is no longer usable. You can replace the original data with the Snapshot copies in the destination volume.

Before you begin

About this task

Steps

  1. Click Protection > Relationships.
  2. Select the mirror relationship, and then click Operations > Restore.
  3. In the Restore dialog box, restore the data to the source volume in the mirror relationship or select any other volume:
    If you want to restore the data to... Do this...
    The source volume
    1. Select Source volume.
    2. Go to Step 7.
    Any other volume Select Other volume, and then select the cluster and SVM from the list.
  4. Restore the data to a new volume or to an existing volume:
    If you want to restore the data to... Do this...
    A new volume If you want to change the default name, displayed in the format destination_SVM_name_destination_volume_name_ restore, specify a new name, and then select the containing aggregate for the volume.
    An existing volume Select the Select Volume option.

    You must select a volume other than the source volume, or a read/write volume with some data in it and with a common Snapshot copy.

    Only those volumes with the same language attribute as the source volume are listed.

  5. Select either the latest Snapshot copy or the specific Snapshot copy that you want to restore.
  6. Select the confirmation check box to restore the volume from the Snapshot copy.
  7. Optional: Select the Enable Network Compression check box to compress the data that is being transferred during the restore operation.
  8. Click Restore.