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Active IQ Unified Manager 9.7
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Creating a SnapVault policy to maximize transfer efficiency


You can create a new SnapVault policy to set the priority for a SnapVault transfer. You use policies to maximize the efficiency of transfers from the primary to the secondary in a protection relationship.

Before you begin

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

  • You must have set up Workflow Automation.

  • You must have already completed Destination Information area in the Configure Protection dialog box.


  1. From the SnapVault tab of the Configure Protection dialog box, click the Create Policy link in the Relationship Settings area.

    The SnapVault tab is displayed.

  2. In the Policy Name field, type the name that you want to give the policy.

  3. In the Transfer Priority field, select the transfer priority that you want to assign to the policy.

  4. In the Comment field, enter a comment for the policy.

  5. In the Replication Label area, add or edit a replication label, as necessary.

  6. Click Create.

    The new policy is displayed in the Create Policy drop-down list.