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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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Checking Snapshot Tasks

Checking Snapshot Tasks

Snapshots can provide continuous data protection with quick data backup and recovery. You can learn about the health and running status of a snapshot task by checking its status information on the DeviceManager.

Impact on the System

Faulty snapshot tasks may interrupt snapshot services and impair data security.


A license file is required for enabling the snapshot function.

Reference Standard

If snapshot tasks are working properly, the following items are true on the DeviceManager:
  • All of the snapshot tasks are in the Normal health status.
  • No snapshot alarm appears on the Current Alarms tab page.




  1. On the navigation bar of the DeviceManager, click Data Protection.
  2. In the function pane, click Snapshot.

    The Snapshot page is displayed.

  3. On the Snapshot page, view the information about the desired snapshot task.

    Table 9-31 describes associated status parameters.

    Table 9-31  Snapshot status parameters and their meanings



    Health Status

    Health status of a snapshot task. The value can be:
    • Normal: The functionality and operating performance of the snapshot task are normal.
    • Faulty: The snapshot task is running improperly.

    Running Status

    Running status of a snapshot task. The value can be Activated, Inactive, or Restore.

Exception Handling

If a snapshot alarm appears on the Current Alarms tab page, select the alarm and diagnose the problem according to its details and repair suggestions.

Updated: 2019-04-17

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