Get-VNXSnapshot

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    Short Description

    Returns Dell EMC VNX storage snapshots.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware

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

    Storage System: Dell EMC VNX

    Syntax

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

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet returns existing Dell EMC VNX 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

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Name

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

    False

    Named

    False

    True

    Volume

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

    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 get the existing snapshots of the Dell EMC VNX storage volume.

    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 Get-VNXSnapshot with the $volume variable.

    $storage = Get-VNXHost -Name "VNX Storage"

    $volume = Get-VNXVolume -Name "VOLUME1" -Host $storage

    Get-VNXSnapshot -Volume $volume

    Related Commands

    Get-VNXHost

    Get-VNXVolume