3 Replies Latest reply: Oct 21, 2013 10:34 AM by resqme914 RSS

SnapVault in System Manager 3.0 questions

mikesicarup
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So I was happy to finally see the SnapVault tab in On Command System Manager 3.0 when I installed it.  This looks like a much easier way to manage my SnapVaults going forward.  I do have some questions:

1. What is the difference between a "transfer" and a "backup".  Documentation states:

 

Transfer = Transfer data from a source volume or qtree to a destination qtree

 

Backup = Create a backup schedule on a volume

 

This is no help,  as symantically, a backup is a tranfer of data.  All my current pre-system manager snapvault relationships appear as backups, but I went with Transfer on my new relationship.  It seems to be updating SnapVault properly, and creating a nightly snapshot properly.

However, the baseline snapshot is showing as busy.  Is this normal?

 

Can someone explain?

 

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