Show snapshot volumes

The show snapVolume command returns information about one or more snapshot volumes.

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.

Syntax

show (allSnapVolumes | snapVolume ["snapVolumeName"] | 
snapVolumes ["snapVolumeName1" ... "snapVolumeNamen"]) 
[summary]

Parameters

Parameter Description
allSnapVolumes The parameter to return information about all of the snapshot volumes in the storage array.
snapVolume

The name of a snapshot volume about which you want to retrieve information. Enclose the snapshot volume name in double quotation marks (" ") inside of square brackets ([ ]).

snapVolumes

The names of several snapshot volumes for which you want to retrieve information. Enter the names of the snapshot volumes using these rules:

  • Enclose all of the names in square brackets ([ ]).
  • Enclose each of the names in double quotation marks (" ").
  • Separate each of the names with a space.
summary The parameter to return a concise list of information about the snapshot volumes.

Notes

You can use any combination of alphanumeric characters, underscore (_), hyphen (-), and pound (#) for the names. Names can have a maximum of 30 characters.

This command returns snapshot volume information as shown in this example:

SNAPSHOT VOLUME (SNAPSHOT-IMAGE BASED) SUMMARY
SUMMARY 
 
 Total Snapshot Volumes: 1 
   Most Recent Snapshot Volume: Day month date hh:mm:ss yyyy 
   Status: 1 Optimal, 0 Non Optimal 
 
   Name        Type       Status     Capacity    Associated Base Volume 
   2_SV_0001   Standard   Optimal    3.000 GB    2

   Snapshot Volume Timestamp   Snapshot Image Timestamp    Mode 
   1/23/12 6:44:31 PM IST      1/23/12 6:27:36 PM IST      Read Write

   Total Repository Capacity   Available Repository Capacity 
   1.199 GB                    0.125 MB (0%) 

The size of your monitor determines how the information wraps and will affect how the information appears.

Minimum firmware level

7.83