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Additional Operations - SnapProtect for UNIX File System

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Snapshot Copy

A Snapshot Copy is a storage policy copy for SnapProtect backup operations. To use a Snapshot Copy, create the Snapshot Copy with the steps below and run a backup copy operation to copy the data from the snapshot to the selected media.

Use the following steps to create a Snapshot copy for a Storage Policy:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Policies | Storage Policies.
  2. Right-click the <Storage Policy> and click All Tasks | Create New Snapshot Copy
  3. In the Snap Copy Properties dialog box, enter the copy name in the Copy Name field.
  4. Select the Library, MediaAgent, Drive Pool and Scratch Pool from the lists (not applicable for disk libraries).
  5. Click OK.

Related Reports

SnapProtect Backup Job Summary Report

The Backup Job Summary report can show a detailed status of each client included in the backup. Follow the steps given below to run the Job Summary Report:

  1. On the CommCell Console toolbar, click the Reports tab, and then click the Summary button.

    The Report Selection dialog box appears.

    By default, the Backup option is selected on the General tab under Data Management.

  2. On the Computers tab, select each client for which you want to view the report.

  3. On the Selection tab, select the Include Snap Backup Jobs Only check box under Advanced.

    Click Run.

The report appears in your default Web browser.

Offline Snap Copy Job Summary Report

When you select the Backup Copy option, the Offline Snap Copy Job Summary Report is created. The Backup Copy Job Summary Report displays information about backup copy jobs for each storage policy.

To generate the report:

  1. On the CommCell Console toolbar, click the Reports tab, and then click the Summary button.

    The Report Selection dialog box appears.

    By default, the Backup option is selected on the General tab under Data Management.

  2. Select Administrative Jobs, and then select Backup Copy Work Flow.

    Click Run.

The report appears in your default Web browser. For detailed information on reports, see Reports.

For more detailed information about this report, see Backup Copy Job Summary Report.

Online Help Links

Use the following links to view the online help for the corresponding tabs in the CommCell Console:

Operation

Entity

Online Help Links

Configuration

Client Advanced Client Properties (General)
  Subclient Subclient Properties (SnapProtect Operations)

Backup

  Advanced Backup Options (Data)

List Snaps

Subclient/ Storage Policy Snaps created during SnapProtect operation (Volume View)

Snaps created during SnapProtect operation (Disk View)

Mount Path

Array Management

Array List Array Management

Filer Properties (General)

Filer Properties (Snap Configuration)

Filer Properties (Security)

Create Snapshot Copy

Storage Policy Copy Snap Copy Properties (General)

 

Create Backup Copy

Storage Policy Snap Copy Properties (Snapshot)

 

Run Backup Copy

Storage Policy Backup Copy (Backup Copy Options)