Start asynchronous mirroring synchronization

The start asyncMirrorGroup synchronize command starts Asynchronous Mirroring synchronization.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, and E5700 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, or E5700 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.


start asyncMirrorGroup ["asyncMirrorGroupName"] synchronize 


Parameter Description

The name of the asynchronous mirror group for which you want to start synchronization. Enclose the asynchronous mirror group name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets ([" "]).


The parameter to delete the recovery point if the recoverable synchronization data has exceeded time threshold for recovery. Recovery point age is measured from the time the data was frozen on the primary storage array.

Minimum firmware level


8.10 adds the deleteRecoveryPointIfNecessary parameter.