Understanding Storage VM Peers

Storage VM peers are mappings from a source storage VM to a destination storage VM that are used by partner applications for resource selection and secondary volume provisioning.

Peers are always created between a source storage VM and a destination storage VM, regardless of whether the destination storage VM is a secondary destination or a tertiary destination. You cannot use a secondary destination storage VM as a source to create a peer with a tertiary destination storage VM.

You can peer a storage VM in three ways: