Creating a vault relationship from a source SVM

You can use System Manager to create a vault relationship from the source storage virtual machine (SVM), and to assign a vault policy to the vault relationship to create a backup vault. In the event of data loss or corruption on a system, backed-up data can be restored from the backup vault destination.

Before you begin

About this task


  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the Volumes on SVM list, select All SVMs.
  3. Select the volumes for which you want to create vault relationships, and then click More Actions > Protect.
    The Protect option is available only for a read/write volume.
  4. Select Vault from the Volume relationship Type list.
  5. Specify the cluster and the SVM, and then enter a name suffix for the destination volume.
    If the specified cluster is running a version of ONTAP software earlier than ONTAP 9.3, then only peered SVMs are listed. If the specified cluster is running ONTAP 9.3 or later, peered SVMs and permitted SVMs are listed.
  6. Optional: Click , update the protection policy and protection schedule, enable SnapLock properties on the destination volume, select a FabricPool-enabled aggregate, and then initialize the protection relationship.
  7. Click Save.