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Active IQ Unified Manager 9.7
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Breaking a SnapMirror relationship from the Volume / Health details page


You can break a protection relationship from the Volume / Health details page and stop data transfers between a source and destination volume in a SnapMirror relationship. You might break a relationship when you want to migrate data, for disaster recovery, or for application testing. The destination volume is changed to a read-write volume. You cannot break a SnapVault relationship.

Before you begin

  • You must have the Application Administrator or Storage Administrator role.

  • You must have set up Workflow Automation.


  1. In the Protection tab of the Volume / Health details page, select from the topology the SnapMirror relationship you want to break.

  2. Right-click the destination and select Break from the menu.

    The Break Relationship dialog box is displayed.

  3. Click Continue to break the relationship.

  4. In the topology, verify that the relationship is broken.