The Element software web UI uses the InitializeSnapMirrorRelationship method to initialize the destination volume in a SnapMirror relationship by performing an initial baseline transfer between clusters.


This method has the following input parameters:

Name Description Type Default value Required
snapMirrorEndpointID The ID of the remote ONTAP system. integer None Yes
destinationVolume The destination volume in the SnapMirror relationship. snapMirrorVolumeInfo None Yes
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 value

This method has the following return value:

Name Description Type
snapMirrorRelationship Information about the initialized SnapMirror relationship. snapMirrorRelationship