Editing mirror relationships

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You can use System Manager to edit a mirror relationship either by selecting an existing policy or schedule in the cluster, or by creating a policy or schedule.

About this task
  • You cannot edit a mirror relationship that is created between a volume in Data ONTAP 8.2.1 and a volume in ONTAP 8.3 or later.

  • You cannot edit the parameters of an existing policy or schedule.

  • You can modify the relationship type of a version-flexible mirror relationship, vault relationship, or mirror and vault relationship by modifying the policy type.

Steps
  1. Click Protection > Volume Relationships.

  2. Select the mirror relationship for which you want to modify the policy or schedule, and then click Edit.

  3. In the Edit Relationship dialog box, select an existing policy or create a policy:

    If you want to…​ Do the following…​

    Select an existing policy

    Click Browse, and then select an existing policy.

    Create a policy

    1. Click Create Policy.

    2. Specify a name for the policy.

    3. Set the priority for scheduled transfers.

      Low indicates that the transfer has the least priority and is usually scheduled after normal priority transfers. By default, the priority is set to Normal.

    4. Select the Transfer All Source Snapshot Copies check box to include the “all_source_snapshots” rule to the mirror policy, which enables you to back up all of the Snapshot copies from the source volume.

    5. Select the Enable Network Compression check box to compress the data that is being transferred.

    6. Click Create.

  4. Specify a schedule for the relationship:

    If…​ Do the following…​

    You want to assign an existing schedule

    From the list of schedules, select an existing schedule.

    You want to create a schedule

    1. Click Create Schedule.

    2. Specify a name for the schedule.

    3. Select either Basic or Advanced.

      • Basic specifies only the day of the week, time, and the transfer interval.

      • Advanced creates a cron-style schedule.

    4. Click Create.

    You do not want to assign a schedule

    Select None.

  5. Click OK to save the changes.

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