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Add-StoragePluginSnapshot

Short Description

Creates snapshots of Universal Storage API integrated systems.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Storage System: IBM Spectrum Virtualize, INFINIDAT InfiniBox, Pure Storage, Huawei

Syntax

Add-StoragePluginSnapshot -Volume <CSanVolume> [-Name <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a snapshot of a selected 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-StoragePluginHost to get the storage. Save the result to the $storage variable.
  2. Run Get-StoragePluginVolume with the $storage variable to get the volume. Save the result to the $volume variable.
  3. Run Add-StoragePluginSnapshot with the $volume variable.

PS C:\PS> $storage = Get-StoragePluginHost -Name "IBM Spectrum"

PS C:\PS> $volume = Get-StoragePluginVolume -Host $storage -Name "VOLUME-01"

PS C:\PS> Add-StoragePluginSnapshot -Volume $volume -Name "DailySnapshot01"

Related Commands

Get-StoragePluginHost

Get-StoragePluginVolume

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