Creating clones from a new backup

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You can clone volumes or LUNs from a new Snapshot copy.

  • The Snap Creator Server must be communicating with the storage system.

  • You must be logged into Snap Creator with the proper permission to perform the cloning operation.

This cloning operation involves cloning a new Snapshot copy.

  1. From the main menu of the Snap Creator graphical user interface (GUI), select Management > Configurations.

  2. In the Profiles and Configuration pane, select a configuration file.

  3. Navigate to the Clone settings tab, and verify that the settings are set properly.

    clone settings
  4. Depending on the type of clone that you require, select Actions and one of the following options:

    • LUN Clone

    • Volume Clone

  5. In the Additional Parameters dialog box, select the appropriate policy, and then click OK to start the cloning process.

  6. In the Console pane, verify that the cloning process was successful.