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Snapdrive for Unix

Managing Snapshot copies using a wizard


You can use a wizard to manage Snapshot copies. This wizard runs you through a set of questions and helps you to perform the snap connect, snap restore, and snap disconnect operations.

You can run the wizard by using the snapdrive snap wizard command.

The following table lists the different operations and corresponding commands to run the wizard. After launching the wizard, follow the steps in the application window.

Operation Command

Snapshot restore

snapdrive snap wizard restore

Snapshot connect

snapdrive snap wizard connect

Snapshot connect operation for file system with storage system volume

Snapshot connect for disk group

Snapshot disconnect for LUN

snapdrive snap wizard disconnect

Snapshot disconnect for a disk group

Snapshot disconnect for host volume

Snapshot disconnect for file system

Limitations: In SnapDrive for UNIX 4.1 and later, the snapdrive snap wizard command has the following limitations:

  • Volume-based SnapRestore is not supported with the snap wizard restore command.

  • FlexClone® volume is not supported with the snap wizard connect command.

  • Operations on unresponsive file specifications are not supported with snap wizard commands.