Clone application volume backup

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You can use SnapCenter to clone the application volume backups.

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the Oracle Database plug-in from the list.

  2. In the Resources page, select Application Volume from the View list.

  3. Select the application volume either from the application volume details view or from the resource group details view.

    The application volume topology page is displayed.

  4. From the Manage Copies view, select the backups either from Local copies (primary), Mirror copies (secondary), or Vault copies (secondary).

  5. Select the backup from the table, and then click clone icon.

  6. In the Location page, perform the following actions:

    For this field…​

    Do this…​

    Plug-in host

    Select the host where you want to create the clone.

    Target Resource Name

    Specify the resource name.

  7. In the Scripts page, specify the names of the scripts to be executed before cloning, commands to mount a file system, and names of the scripts to be executed after cloning.

  8. In the Notification page, from the Email preference drop-down list, select the scenarios in which you want to send the emails.

    You must also specify the sender and receiver email addresses, and the subject of the email. If you want to attach the report of the clone operation performed, select Attach Job Report.

    Note For email notification, you must have specified the SMTP server details using the either the GUI or the PowerShell command Set-SmSmtpServer.
  9. Review the summary, and then click Finish.

Split an application volume clone

You can use SnapCenter to split a cloned resource from the parent resource. The clone that is split becomes independent of the parent resource.

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the Oracle Database plug-in from the list.

  2. In the Resources page, select Application Volume from the View list.

  3. Select the cloned resource and click split cone.

  4. Review the estimated size of the clone that is to be split and the required space available on the aggregate, and then click Start.

  5. Monitor the operation progress by clicking Monitor > Jobs.

Delete an application volume clone

You can delete clones if you find them no longer necessary. You cannot delete clones that acts like source for other clones.

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Resources, and then select the Oracle Database plug-in from the list.

  2. In the Resources page, select Application Volume from the View list.

  3. Select the resource or resource group from the list.

    The resource or the resource group topology page is displayed.

  4. From the Manage Copies view, select Clones either from the primary or secondary (mirrored or replicated) storage systems.

  5. Select the clone, and then click delete icon.

  6. In the Delete Clone page, perform the following actions:

    1. In the Pre clone delete field, enter the names of the scripts to be executed before deleting the clone.

    2. In the Unmount field, enter the commands to unmount the clone before deleting the clone.

  7. Click OK.