Enabling SnapMirror on the volume

You must enable SnapMirror on the volume in the Element UI. This allows replication of data to specified ONTAP volumes. This is permission from the administrator of the cluster running NetApp Element software for SnapMirror to control a volume.

Before you begin

Note: You can also set this property when creating or cloning a volume.


  1. Click Management > Volumes.
  2. Click the Actions icon for the volume you want to enable SnapMirror for.
  3. In the resulting menu, select Edit.
  4. In the Edit Volume dialog box, select the check box Enable SnapMirror.
  5. Click Save Changes.