Creating a SnapVault protection relationship from the Health: All Volumes view

You can use the Health: All Volumes view to create SnapVault relationships for one or more volumes on the same Storage VM to enable data backups for protection purposes.

Before you begin

About this task

The Protect menu does not display in the following instances:

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Storage > Volumes.
  2. In the Health: All Volumes view, select a volume you want to protect and click Protect.
    Alternatively, to create multiple protection relationships on the same storage virtual machine (SVM), select one or more volumes in the Health: All Volumes view, and click Protect on the toolbar.
  3. Select SnapVault from the menu.
    The Configure Protection dialog box is launched.
  4. Click SnapVault to view the SnapVault tab and to configure the secondary volume information.
  5. Click Advanced to set deduplication, compression, autogrow, and space guarantee as needed, and then click Apply.
  6. Complete the Destination Information area and the Relationship Settings area in the SnapVault tab.
  7. Click Apply.
    You are returned to the Health: All Volumes view.
  8. Click the protection configuration job link at the top of the Health: All Volumes view.
    If you are creating only one protection relationship, the Job details page is displayed; however, if you are creating more than one protection relationship, a filtered list of all the jobs associated with the protection operation is displayed.
  9. Do one of the following:
    • If you have only one job, click Refresh to update the tasks list and task details associated with the protection configuration job and to determine when the job is complete.
    • If you have more than one job:
      1. Click a job in the jobs list.
      2. Click Refresh to update the tasks list and task details associated with the protection configuration job and to determine when the job is complete.
      3. Use the Back button to return to the filtered list and view another job.