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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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Managing the Properties of a Snapshot

Managing the Properties of a Snapshot

You can view the properties of a snapshot and modify some of the parameters.

Modifying the General Properties of an Application-based Snapshot

This operation enables you to view the general properties of a snapshot and mand modify the name and description of the snapshot.

Prerequisites

At least one application-based snapshot has been created in the system.

Procedure

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Data Protection > Snapshot > Application.
  3. From the drop-down list in the upper area of the left function pane, select an application type.
  4. In the upper area of the left function pane, select the snapshot that you want to modify and click Properties on the menu bar.

    The Properties of Snapshot dialog box is displayed.

  5. Modify the general properties of the snapshot.

    Table 7-22 lists the related parameters.

    Table 7-22  General properties of a snapshot

    Parameter

    Description

    Example Value

    Name

    Name of the snapshot.

    • The name must be unique.
    • The name contains letters, digits, underscores (_), periods (.), and hyphens (-).
    • The name contains 1 to 31 characters.

    [Example]

    ExchangeApp_001

    Description

    Description of the snapshot.

    [Example]

    N/A

  6. Click OK.

    The Results dialog box is displayed, indicating that the operation succeeded.

  7. Click Close.

Modifying the General Properties of the Snapshot of a LUN in an Application

This operation enables you to view the general properties of a snapshot and mand modify the name and description of the snapshot.

Prerequisites

At least one application-based snapshot has been created in the system.

Procedure

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Data Protection > Snapshot > Application.
  3. From the drop-down list in the upper area of the left function pane, select an application type.
  4. In the upper area of the left function pane, select an application-based snapshot.
  5. In the lower area of the left function pane, select the snapshot of a LUN and click Properties on the menu bar.

    The Properties of Snapshot dialog box is displayed.

  6. Modify the general properties of the snapshot.
    1. Click the General tab.
    2. Modify the general properties of the snapshot.

      Table 7-23 lists the related parameters.

      Table 7-23  General properties of a snapshot

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Name

      Name of the snapshot.

      • The name must be unique.
      • The name contains letters, digits, underscores (_), periods (.), and hyphens (-).
      • The name contains 1 to 31 characters.

      [Example]

      ExchangeApp_001_Snap_001_1

      Description

      Description of the snapshot.

      [Example]

      -

    3. Click OK.

      The Results dialog box is displayed, indicating the operation result.

    4. Click Close.

Viewing the Application-based Snapshot Group

This operation enables you to view the snapshot for each LUN contained in the application instance.

Prerequisites

At least one application-based snapshot has been created in the system.

Context

A snapshot created for an application instance is actually a snapshot group because when you create a snapshot for an application instance, you actually create a snapshot for each LUN contained in the instance.

Procedure

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Data Protection > Snapshot > Application.
  3. From the drop-down list in the upper area of the left function pane, select an application type.
  4. In the upper area of the left function pane, select an application-based snapshot and click Properties on the menu bar.

    The Properties of Snapshot dialog box is displayed.

  5. Click the Snapshot List tab and view the application-based snapshot group.

Viewing the Owning LUN Group of the Snapshot of a LUN in an Application

This operation enables you to view the name and ID of a snapshot's owning LUN group.

Prerequisites

At least one application-based snapshot has been created in the system.

Procedure

  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Data Protection > Snapshot > Application.
  3. From the drop-down list in the upper area of the left function pane, select an application type.
  4. In the upper area of the left function pane, select an application-based snapshot.
  5. In the lower area of the left function pane, select the snapshot of a LUN and click Properties on the menu bar.

    The Properties of Snapshot dialog box is displayed.

  6. Viewing the owning LUN group of the snapshot.
    1. Click the Owning LUN Group tab.
    2. View the properties of the owning LUN group.

      Table 7-24 describes the related parameters.

      Table 7-24  Owning LUN group parameters

      Parameter

      Description

      Example Value

      Name

      Name of the LUN group.

      • The name must be unique.
      • The name can contain only letters, digits, periods (.), underscores (_), and hyphens (-).
      • The name contains 1 to 31 characters.

      [Example]

      ExchangeApp_001_Snap_001

      ID

      ID of the LUN group.

      [Example]

      1

    3. Click OK.
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