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Guidelines for creating SnapVault relationships on FlexVol volumes

You must follow certain guidelines when creating SnapVault relationships.

General guidelines for creating a SnapVault relationship

The following guidelines apply to all SnapVault relationships:

Guidelines for creating a SnapVault relationship to a prepopulated secondary

Typically, you create a prepopulated secondary volume when you copy a primary volume to a secondary volume using tape. This process is known as tape seeding.

If the SnapVault secondary volume already contains data, you can create a SnapVault relationship by using the snapmirror resync command with the -type XDP option.

Before creating a SnapVault relationship to a prepopulated secondary, you must use the following guidelines: