You might find copying volumes useful under certain situations.
|Situation||Reasons for copying one volume to another|
|You want to migrate data from one storage system to another.||The destination storage system has more storage or is a model that supports newer technology.|
|You want to move a volume from one set of disks to another on the same storage system.||You want to
You have six 1 TB disks for vol0 and four 2 TB spare disks. You can migrate vol0 to the four 2 TB disks and replace all the 1 TB disks with larger capacity disks.
|You want to copy data from one storage system to another regularly to ensure high data availability.||After you copy the data, clients can switch to the destination storage system in the following scenarios:
Note: This scenario is also a good application for SnapMirror.