Extending the expiry date of Snapshot copies

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

Before you begin

The SnapLock license must be installed on your system.

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.

Steps

  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the Volumes on SVM list, select All SVMs.
  3. Expand the required volume.
  4. Click the Show More Details link to view more information about the volume.
  5. Click the Snapshot Copies tab.
    The list of available Snapshot copies for the selected volume is displayed.
  6. Select the Snapshot copy that you want to modify, and then click Extend Expiry Date.
  7. 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.
  8. Click OK.