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Schedule automatic creation of Snapshot copies with System Manager - ONTAP 9.7 and earlier

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You can use ONTAP System Manager classic (available in ONTAP 9.7 and earlier) to set up a schedule for the automatic creating automatic Snapshot copies of a volume. You can specify the time and frequency of creating the copies. You can also specify the number of Snapshot copies that are saved.

  1. Click Storage > Volumes.

  2. From the drop-down menu in the SVM field, select All SVMs.

  3. Select the required volume from the list of volumes.

  4. Click More Actions > Manage Snapshots > Configuration Settings.

  5. In the Configure Volume Snapshot Copies dialog box, select Enable scheduled Snapshot Copies.

  6. Select a Snapshot policy.

    You can schedule the creation of only policy-based Snapshot copies.

  7. Click OK to save your changes and start your Snapshot copy schedule.

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