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How to cancel/re-create snapvault ?

NicolasR


Hi everyone,

 

I'm not sure about terms I'm using, but I'm pretty sure you will understand.

 

Here is an extract of the snapvault status -l

Source:                 source:path

Destination:            destination:path

Status:                 Idle with restart checkpoint

Progress:               20704640 KB

State:                  Uninitialized

Lag:                    00:00:00

Mirror Timestamp:       -

Base Snapshot:          -

Current Transfer Type:  Retry

Current Transfer Error: cannot connect to source filer (<-- I stopped the Snapvault Process Manager service on the server, so this state is normal)

Contents:               Transitioning

Last Transfer Type:     -

Last Transfer Size:     -

Last Transfer Duration: 00:00:00

Last Transfer From:     -

 

There are 65 GB to transfer, ans it takes too much time (the source server is used nearly 22h/24)

I would like to cancel this snapvault and re-create it using the -k parameter, in order to limit the used bandwith, so data could be transferred while users are working on the server

 

1) How can I cancel this snapvault (using command line or NetApp Management Console) ?

2) How can I re-create it using the -k parameters ?

(I tried snapvault start –k 2000 -S source:path destination:path but I've got this answer

Too many arguments.

usage:

This command is available only on a snapvault secondary.

snapvault start [-r [-f]] [-w] [-k <kbs>] [-t <n>] [-p <conn_mode>] [-o <options>] [-S [<primary_system>:]<primary_path>] [<secondary_filer>:]<secondary_path>

        where <options> is <opt_name>=<opt_value>[[,<opt_name>=<opt_value>]...]

        For more information about the available options, please see the

        SnapVault man page.)

 

Thanks.

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Re: How to cancel/re-create snapvault ?

deepuj

Hi,

 

Please follow the steps in the link https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMM1278866/html/install/manage8.htm

 

Thanks

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Re: How to cancel/re-create snapvault ?

NicolasR

Hello,

 

I'm a bit puzzled...

This article explain you need to delete the relationship from the "secondary storage system".

I have only one Windows server, and one FAS2220.

 

In the relationship, I specify :

- the location of the data I want to backup (the "source" ?) = a directory on my Windows server

- the location where I want it to be backuped (the "destination" ?) = a Qtree on my FAS2220

 

I'm a bit confused with NettApp terminology "primary storage system", "filer", ...

Re: How to cancel/re-create snapvault ?

aborzenkov

"secondary" == "destination"

"primary" == "source"

 

You are apparently using Open Systems SnapVault, in this case primary is "normal" host (Windows/Unix) and secondary is FAS (always).

Re: How to cancel/re-create snapvault ?

NicolasR

Great.

 

I hope it will be clearer for me now..

I'll try some command lines and we will see if it works

 

Thanks anyway.

 

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