The Element web UI uses the CreateSnapMirrorRelationship method to create a SnapMirror extended data protection relationship between a source and destination endpoint.


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
sourceVolume The source volume in the relationship. snapMirrorVolumeInfo None Yes
destinationVolume The destination volume in the relationship. snapMirrorVolumeInfo None Yes
relationshipType The type of relationship. On storage systems running Element software, this value is always “extended_data_protection”. string None No
policyName Specifies the name of the ONTAP SnapMirror policy for the relationship. If not specified, the default policy name is MirrorLatest. string None No
scheduleName The name of the pre-existing cron schedule on the ONTAP system that is used to update the SnapMirror relationship. If no schedule is designated, snapMirror updates are not scheduled and must be updated manually. string None No
maxTransferRate Specifies the maximum data transfer rate between the volumes in kilobytes per second. The default value, 0, is unlimited and permits the SnapMirror relationship to fully utilize the available network bandwidth. integer None No

Return values

This method has the following return values:

Name Description Type
snapMirrorRelationship Information about the newly created SnapMirror relationship. snapMirrorRelationship