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Scheduling automatic Snapshot copies

You can use System Manager to set up a schedule for creating automatic Snapshot copies of a volume. You can specify the time and frequency of creating the copies and specify the number of Snapshot copies that are saved.


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and click Storage > Volumes or Infinite Volumes .
  3. Click Snapshot Copies > Configure.
  4. In the Configure Volume Snapshot Copies dialog box, select Enable scheduled Snapshot Copies.
  5. Select a Snapshot policy.
    Only policy-based Snapshot policies are available.
  6. Click OK to save your changes and start your Snapshot copy schedule.