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PowerShell Reference

Add-VNXSnapshot

Short Description

Creates Dell EMC VNX storage snapshots.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Storage system: Dell EMC VNX

Syntax

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

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a snapshot of a selected Dell EMC VNX 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

False

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-VNXHost to get the storage. Save the result to the $storage variable.
  2. Run Get-VNXVolume with the $storage variable to get the storage volume. Save the result to the $volume variable.
  3. Run Add-VNXSnapshot with the $volume variable.

PS C:\PS> $storage = Get-VNXHost -Name "VNX Storage"

PS C:\PS> $volume = Get-VNXVolume -Name "VOLUME1" -Host $storage

PS C:\PS> Add-VNXSnapshot -Volume $volume -Name "Snapshot01"

Related Commands

Get-VNXHost

Get-VNXVolume

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