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You use this guide when you want to use the Remote Storage Volumes feature in SANtricity System Manager.

This guide describes general concepts, setup, configuration, and recommended usage of the Remote Storage Volumes feature in the SANtricity System Manager.

The Remote Storage Volumes feature allows you to import data from an existing remote storage device onto an E-Series volume with minimal downtime. It can be used to help streamline the process for equipment upgrades and/or provide data migration capabilities to move data from non-E-Series devices to E-Series systems.

Note: For additional technical information on the Remote Storage Volumes feature, see the Remote Storage Volumes Technical Report.