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Guidelines for restoring LUNs in SAN environments

The restore operation from a SnapVault backup copies a single, specified LUN from a SnapVault secondary volume to a specified volume. Restoring a LUN from a SnapVault secondary volume changes the view of the active system on the volume to which data is being restored, preserving all earlier Snapshot copies.

The following guidelines apply only to SAN environments:

For more information about backing up and restoring data in a SAN environment, see the Clustered Data ONTAP SAN Administration Guide.