The snapvault snap preserve command enables you to preserve the required Snapshot copy. This command prevents Data ONTAP features (such as snap autodelete) from deleting the Snapshot copy.
tag_name is the name of the preserve operation. It uniquely identifies this preserve operation. When the tag name is not specified, a tag name is added automatically.
snapshot_name is the name of the Snapshot copy.
If snap_name is not specified, then all the preserved Snapshot copies are listed.
If snap_name is specified, then all preservations on the specified Snapshot copy are displayed.