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Show synchronous mirroring volume candidates

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The show syncMirror candidates command returns information about the candidate volumes on a remote storage array that you can use as secondary volumes in a Synchronous Mirroring configuration.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, with some restrictions. If you are running the command on the E2700 or E5600 array, there are no restrictions.


If you are running the command on the E2800 or E5700 array, the client type must be set to symbol. This command will not execute if they client type is set to https.


To execute this command on an E2800 or E5700 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin or Storage Monitor role.



In previous versions of this command the feature identifier was remoteMirror. This feature identifier is no longer valid and is replaced by syncMirror.


show syncMirror candidates primary="volumeName"


Parameter Description


The name of the local volume that you want for the primary volume in the remote-mirrored pair. Enclose the primary volume name in double quotation marks (" ").


The remote storage array that contains possible volumes for a secondary volume. If the remote storage array name has special characters, you must also enclose the remote storage array name in double quotation marks (" ").

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