Get-NimbleSnapshot

Short Description

Returns HPE Nimble storage snapshots.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

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

Detailed Description

This cmdlet returns HPE Nimble storage snapshots.

You can get the list of all storage snapshots or look for a specific snapshot by name or associated volume.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Name

Specifies the array of snapshot names. The cmdlet will return the snapshots with these names.

String[]

False

Named

False

Volume

Specifies the array of storage volumes. The cmdlet will return the snapshots of these volumes.

Accepts the CSanVolume[] object. To get this object, run the Get-NimbleVolume cmdlet.

False

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

<CommonParameters>

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

Examples

Get-NimbleSnapshotExample 1. Getting HPE Nimble Storage Snapshot by Name

This command returns an existing HPE Nimble storage snapshot by name.

Get-NimbleSnapshot -Name "DailySnapshot01"

Get-NimbleSnapshotExample 2. Getting Snapshots of Several HPE Nimble Storage Volumes

This example shows how to get the existing snapshots of several HPE Nimble storage volumes.

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

$volume1 = Get-NimbleVolume -Host $storage -Name "VOL01"

$volume2 = Get-NimbleVolume -Host $storage -Name "VOL02"

Get-NimbleSnapshot -Volume $volume1, $volume2

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-NimbleHost cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $storage variable.
  2. Run the Get-NimbleVolume cmdlet. Set the $storage variable as the Host parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value. Save each volume to a separate variable: $volume1, $volume2, etc.
  3. Run the Get-NimbleSnapshot cmdlet. Set the $volume1 and $volume2 variables as the Volume parameter values.

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