Creating a mirror and vault relationship from a source SVM

You can use System Manager to create a mirror and vault relationship from the source storage virtual machine (SVM). Creating this relationship enables you to better protect your data by periodically transferring data from the source volume to the destination volume. This relationship also enables you to retain data for long periods by creating backups of the source volume.

Before you begin

About this task

Steps

  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.
  3. Select the volumes for which you want to create mirror and vault relationships, and then click More Actions > Protect.
    The Protect option is available only for a read/write volume.
  4. Select the Replication type:
    If you selected the replication type as… Do this…
    Asynchronous
    1. Optional: If you do not know the replication type and relationship type, click Help me Choose, specify the values, and then click Apply.
    2. Select the relationship type.

      The relationship type can be mirror, vault, or mirror and vault.

    3. Select a cluster and an SVM.

      If the selected cluster is running a version of ONTAP software earlier than ONTAP 9.3, then only peered SVMs are listed. If the selected cluster is running ONTAP 9.3 or later, peered SVMs and permitted SVMs are listed.

    4. Modify the volume name suffix, if required.
    Synchronous
    1. Optional: If you do not know the replication type and relationship type, click Help me Choose, specify the values, and then click Apply.
    2. Select the synchronization policy.

      The synchronization policy can be StrictSync or Sync.

    3. Select a cluster and an SVM.

      If the selected cluster is running a version of ONTAP software earlier than ONTAP 9.3, then only peered SVMs are listed. If the selected cluster is running ONTAP 9.3 or later, peered SVMs and permitted SVMs are listed.

    4. Modify the volume name suffix, if required.
  5. Optional: Click , update the protection policy and protection schedule, select FabricPool-enabled aggregate, and then initialize the protection relationship.
  6. Click Save.