SANtricity commands

Show volume copy target candidates

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The show volumeCopy source targetCandidates command returns information about the candidate volumes that you can use as the target for a volume copy operation. This command is valid for snapshot volume copy pairs.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to any individual storage array, including the E2700, E5600, E2800, E5700, EF600 and EF300 arrays, as long as all SMcli packages are installed.


To execute this command on an E2800, E5700, EF600, or EF300 storage array, you must have the Storage Admin or Storage Monitor role.


show volumeCopy source ["sourceName"] targetCandidates


Parameter Description


The name of the source volume for which you are trying to find a candidate target volume. Enclose the volume name in square brackets ([ ]). If the volume name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the volume name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.