Set volume copy

The set volumeCopy target command defines the properties for a volume copy pair.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.

Roles

To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin role.

Context

Note: With firmware version 7.83 the copyType=(online | offline) parameter is no longer used.

This command is valid for snapshot volume copy pairs.

Syntax

set volumeCopy target [targetName] 
source [sourceName] 
[copyPriority=(highest | high | medium | low | lowest)] 
[targetReadOnlyEnabled=(TRUE | FALSE)] 
[copyType=(online | offline)]

Parameters

Parameter Description
target The name of the volume to which the data will be copied. Enclose the target volume name in square brackets ([ ]). If the target volume name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the target volume name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.
source The name of the volume from which the data will be copied. Enclose the source volume name in square brackets ([ ]). If the source volume name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the source volume name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.
copyPriority The priority that the volume copy has relative to host I/O activity. Valid values are highest, high, medium, low, or lowest.
targetReadOnlyEnabled The setting so that you can write to the target volume or only read from the target volume. To write to the target volume, set this parameter to FALSE. To prevent writing to the target volume, set this parameter to TRUE.
copyType
Note: This parameter has been deprecated.

Notes

When you use this command, you can specify one or more of the optional parameters.

Minimum firmware level

5.40

7.83 removes the copyType=(online | offline) parameter.