Add-NimbleSnapshot

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    Short Description

    Creates HPE Nimble storage snapshots.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware

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

    Syntax

    Add-NimbleSnapshot -Volume <CSanVolume> [-Name <string>]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

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

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Volume

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

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Name

    Specifies the name you want to assign to the snapshot.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

    Example

    This example shows how to create a volume snapshot.

    You will need to perform the following steps:

    1. Run Get-NimbleHost to get the storage. Save the result to the $storage variable.
    2. Run Get-NimbleVolume with the $storage variable to get the storage volume. Save the result to the $volume variable.
    3. Run Add-NimbleSnapshot with the $volume variable.

    $storage = Get-NimbleHost -Name "HPE Nimble-FC"

    $volume = Get-NimbleVolume -Host $storage -Name "VOL01"

    Add-NimbleSnapshot -Volume $volume -Name "DailySnapshot01"

    Related Commands

    Get-NimbleHost

    Get-NimbleVolume

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