The Element web UI uses the CreateSnapMirrorVolume method to create a volume on the remote ONTAP system.


This method has the following input parameters:

Name Description Type Default value Required
snapMirrorEndpointID The endpoint ID of the remote ONTAP storage system communicating with the Element storage cluster. integer None Yes
vserver The name of the Vserver. string None Yes
name The destination ONTAP volume name. string None Yes
type The volume type. Possible values:
  • rw: Read-write volume
  • ls: Load-sharing volume
  • dp: Data protection volume
If no type is provided, the default type is dp.
string None No
aggregate The containing ONTAP aggregate in which to create the volume. You can use ListSnapMirrorAggregates to get information about available ONTAP aggregates. string None Yes
size The size of the volume in bytes. integer None Yes

Return values

This method has the following return values:

Name Description Type
snapMirrorVolume Information about a SnapMirror volume. snapMirrorVolume