Add-ThinkSystemSnapshot

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    Short Description

    Creates ThinkSystem storage snapshots.

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

    Syntax

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

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet creates a snapshot of a selected ThinkSystem storage volume.

    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 create this object, run the Get-ThinkSystemVolume cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    Name

    Specifies the name you want to assign to the snapshot.

    String

    False

    Named

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Examples

    Creating Snapshot

    This example shows how to create a snapshot of a volume.

    $apphost = Get-ThinkSystemHost -Name "ThinkSystem Store"

    $volume = Get-ThinkSystemVolume -Host $apphost -Name "Vol 01"

    Add-ThinkSystemSnapshot -Volume $volume -Name "vol_SS_01"

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Add-ThinkSystemHost cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $apphost variable.
    2. Run the Get-ThinkSystemVolume cmdlet. Specify the Name and Host parameter values. Save the result to the $volume variable.
    3. Run the Add-ThinkSystemSnapshot cmdlet. Set the $volume variable as the Volume parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value.

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