Scheduling automatic creation of Snapshot copies

You can use System Manager to set up a schedule for the automatic creating automatic Snapshot copies of a volume. You can specify the time and frequency of creating the copies. You can also specify the number of Snapshot copies that are saved.


  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.
  3. Select the required volume from the list of volumes.
  4. Click More Actions > Manage Snapshots > Configuration Settings.
  5. In the Configure Volume Snapshot Copies dialog box, select Enable scheduled Snapshot Copies.
  6. Select a Snapshot policy.
    You can schedule the creation of only policy-based Snapshot copies.
  7. Click OK to save your changes and start your Snapshot copy schedule.