Rename Snapshot copies with System Manager - ONTAP 9.7 and earlier

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You can use ONTAP System Manager classic (available in ONTAP 9.7 and earlier) to rename a Snapshot copy to help you organize and manage your Snapshot copies.

About this task

You cannot rename the Snapshot copies (which are committed to the WORM state) of a SnapLock DP volume that is in a SnapVault relationship.

Steps
  1. Click Storage > Volumes.

  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.

  3. Click 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 rename, and then click More Actions > Rename.

  7. Specify a new name, and then click Rename.

    Valid characters are ASCII characters, numerals, hyphens (-), underscores (_), periods (.), and the plus (+) symbol.

  8. Verify the Snapshot copy name in the Snapshot Copies tab of the Volumes window.

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