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Commands for managing Snapshot policies and schedules

Cluster administrators can use the volume snapshot policy commands to create and manage all Snapshot copy policies. Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) administrators can use the same commands to create and manage Snapshot policies within SVMs.

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Display information about Snapshot copy policies volume snapshot policy show
Create a new Snapshot copy policy volume snapshot policy create
Create a schedule that can be used in Snapshot copy policies job schedule cron create
Add a schedule to an existing Snapshot copy policy

A Snapshot policy can have up to five schedules. If you are using Infinite Volumes, scheduled Snapshot copies cannot occur more often than hourly.

Cluster administrator only

volume snapshot policy add-schedule
Remove a schedule from a Snapshot copy policy

Cluster administrator only

volume snapshot policy remove-schedule
Modify the maximum number of Snapshot copies for a Snapshot copy policy schedule

Cluster administrator only

volume snapshot policy modify-schedule
Modify the description of a Snapshot copy policy volume snapshot policy modify
Dissociate a Snapshot copy policy from a volume

Cluster administrator only

volume modify
Delete a Snapshot copy policy

Cluster administrator only

volume snapshot policy delete
See the man page for each command for more information.