Add-HP4Snapshot

Short Description

Creates HPE StoreVirtual storage snapshots.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Storage System: HPE StoreVirtual (LeftHand/P4000), HPE StoreVirtual VSA

Syntax

Add-HP4Snapshot -Volume <CSanVolume> [-Name <string>] [-Description <string>] [-ApplicationManagedShapshot]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a snapshot of a selected HPE StoreVirtual storage volume.

Alias

Add-VBRHPSnapshot

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Volume

Specifies the storage volume for which you want to take snapshot.

Accepts the CSanVolume object. To get this object, run the Get-HP4Volume cmdlet.

True

Named

False

Name

Specifies the name you want to assign to the snapshot.

String

False

Named

False

Description

Specifies the description of the snapshot.

String

False

Named

False

ApplicationManagedShapshot

Defines if the VM on the target volume should be quiesced to bring VM data to a consistent state.

If omitted, Veeam Backup & Replication will create a point-in-time snapshot.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Examples

Creating Snaphot of HPE StoreVirtual Storage

This example shows how to create a snapshot of the HPE StoreVirtual storage.

$storage = Get-HP4Storage -Name "HPE StoreVirtual VSA"

$volume = Get-HP4Volume -Storage $storage -Name "HPE Volume 01"

Add-HP4Snapshot -Volume $volume -Name "HPE Volume 01 Snapshot"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-HP4Storage cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $storage variable.
  2. Run the Get-HP4Volume cmdlet. Set the $storage variable as the Storage parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $volume variable.
  3. Run the Add-HP4Snapshot cmdlet. Set the $volume variable as the Volume parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value.

Related Commands

Get-HP4Volume