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Editing vault relationships

You can use System Manager to edit a vault relationship by either selecting an existing policy or schedule in the cluster, or by creating a new policy or schedule. However, you cannot edit the parameters of an existing policy or schedule.

Before you begin

The source and destination clusters must be in a healthy peer relationship.


  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 Protection.
  3. Select the vault relationship for which you want to modify the policy or schedule, and click Edit.
  4. In the Edit Vault Relationship dialog box, select the appropriate action:
    If you want to... Do the following...
    Select an existing policy Select a vault policy from the list.

    You can select a policy that has the maximum number of matching labels with the Snapshot policy that is attached to the source volume.

    Create a new policy
    1. Click Create Policy.
    2. Specify a name for the policy.
    3. Set the priority for scheduled transfers.

      Low indicates that the transfer has the least priority and is usually scheduled after normal priority transfers. By default, the priority is set to Normal.

    4. Select the Enable Network Compression check box to compress the data that is being transferred.
    5. Specify a SnapMirror label and destination retention count for the vault policy.

      You must ensure that a Snapshot copy with the same label is created on the source volume for the new SnapMirror label to be effective.

    6. Click Create.
  5. Specify a schedule for the relationship:
    If... Do the following...
    You want to assign an existing schedule Select an existing schedule from the list.
    You want to create a new schedule
    1. Click Create Schedule.
    2. Specify a name for the schedule.
    3. Select one of the following options:
      • Basic

        You can select this option to specify only the day of the week, time, and the transfer interval.

      • Advanced

        You can select this option to specify a cron style schedule.

    4. Click Create.
    You do not want to assign a schedule Select None.
  6. Click OK.