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SANtricity commands

Stop consistency group snapshot volume

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The stop cgSnapVolume command stops the copy-on-write operation for creating a consistency group snapshot volume.

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 role.


To restart the copy-on-write operation use the resume cgSnapVolume command.


This command does not delete a consistency group snapshot volume. To delete a consistency group snapshot volume use the delete cgSnapVolume command.


stop cgSnapVolume [snapVolumeName]


Parameter Description


The name of the consistency group snapshot volume that you want to stop creating. Enclose the volume name in square brackets ([ ]). If the volume name has special characters or numbers, you must enclose the name in double quotation marks (" ") inside square brackets.

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