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How SnapVault works with data compression

SnapVault operates at the logical level and when data compression is enabled on the source storage system, the data is uncompressed in memory on the source storage system before it is backed up.

If inline compression is enabled on the destination storage system, all new writes to the destination storage system are compressed.

When using SnapVault with data compression, you must consider the following guidelines:

For more information about SnapVault, see the Data ONTAP Data Protection Online Backup and Recovery Guide for 7-Mode.