Creating a SnapVault protection relationship from the Health/Volume details page

You can create a SnapVault relationship using the Health/Volume details page so that data backups are enabled for protection purposes on volumes.

Before you begin

About this task

The Protect menu does not display in the following instances:


  1. In the Protection tab of the Health/Volume details page, right-click a volume in the topology view that you want to protect.
  2. Select Protect > SnapVault from the menu.
    The Configure Protection dialog box is launched.
  3. Click SnapVault to view the SnapVault tab and to configure the secondary resource information.
  4. Click Advanced to set deduplication, compression, autogrow, and space guarantee as needed, and then click Apply.
  5. Complete the Destination Information area and the Relationship Settings area in the Configure Protection dialog box.
  6. Click Apply.
    You are returned to the Health/Volume details page.
  7. Click the protection configuration job link at the top of the Health/Volume details page.
    The Protection/Job details page is displayed.
  8. Click Refresh to update the tasks list and task details associated with the protection configuration job and to determine when the job is complete.
    When the job tasks are complete, the new relationships are displayed in the Health/Volume details page topology view.