SnapMirror and SnapVault setup

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SnapMirror is disaster recovery technology, designed for failover from primary storage to secondary storage at a geographically remote site. SnapVault is archiving technology, designed for disk-to-disk Snapshot copy replication for standards compliance and other governance-related purposes.

Before you can use Snap Creator with these products, you need to configure a data-protection relationship between the source and destination volumes, then initialize the relationship.

The procedures in this section describe how to set up replication relationships in clustered Data ONTAP. You can find information about setting up these relationships in Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode in the .