Guidelines for using the Snap Creator command-line interface
Snap Creator provides command-line functionality that enables you to perform various actions without using the graphical user interface (GUI). For instance, you can createa backup, clonea volume or LUN, and import configuration files from the command-line interface (CLI).
To view a comprehensive list of all the commands and associated parameters, you should execute Snap Creator at the command prompt with no arguments: /install_path/scServer/snapcreator
[root@lyon scServer4.3.0]# ./snapcreator Usage: ./snapcreator --server <IP> --port <Port> --user <User> --passwd <Passwd> --profile <Profile> --config <Config> --action <Action> --policy <Policy> <Optional Arguments> Connection Information --server <IP|Hostname> The IP address or hostname of the Snap Creator server --port <number> The port number of the Snap Creator server --user <user> The username used for Snap Creator server authentication --passwd <password> The password used for Snap Creator server authentication Configuration Information --profile <Profile> The profile you want to run Profiles are dir's located under configs dir Uses default config, unless --config is specified list Displays all configurations known to Snap Creator Workflow Actions --action <Action> The action you want Snap Creator to perform backup Takes a backup using NetApp storage technology ossv Uses OSSV to perform the backup, no primary backup is taken cloneLun In addition to backup will clones lun(s) using lun clone cloneVol In addition to backup will clones volume using vol clone cloneDel Deletes vol clones outside of normal workflow clone Performs a plug-in driven clone operation restore Enters an interactive restore menu for a given Snap Creator policy, you can choose a file or volume restore backupDel Enters an interactive backup delete menu for a given Snap Creator policy backupList Lists all backups under Snap Creator control volumeList Lists all volumes under Snap Creator control cloneList Lists all volume clones under Snap Creator control dpstatus Shows the snapvault/snapmirror status pmsetup Creates a Protection Manager DataSet for given config arch Does not take backup, only performs archive log management quiesce Does not take backup, only performs quiesce for given application defined in APP_NAME unquiesce Does not take backup, only performs unquiesce for given application defined in APP_NAME discover Does not take backup, only performs discover for given application defined in APP_NAME mount Clone an existing backup and provide optional mount commands umount Clone an existing backup and provide optional umount commands scdump Dumps logs, configs, and support information for a given profile in a zip file called scdump located under Snap Creator root directory custom A plug-in may define a custom action dispatch Executes any Snap Creator workflow that exists ...
If the incorrect username or password is provided when using theSnap Creator CLI, the following error message is displayed: 403 Forbidden ----- The username and password are not correct