Sync-VNXVolume

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    Short Description

    Rescans Dell EMC VNX storage volumes added to the backup infrastructure.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware

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

    Storage System: Dell EMC VNX

    Syntax

    Sync-VNXVolume -Volume <CSanVolume[]>  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet rescans Dell EMC VNX storage volumes from the backup infrastructure. Veeam Backup & Replication uses this process to synchronize the state of the backup server with storage systems state and to get information about new snapshots created on storage volumes.

    Run Sync-VNXHost to rescan an entire Dell EMC VNX storage system.

    Sync-VNXVolume Note:

    The cmdlet will not notify you in case Veeam Backup & Replication fails to perform a rescan.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Volume

    Specifies an array of storage volumes that you want to rescan.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    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 rescan a Dell EMC VNX storage volume added to the backup infrastructure.

    1. Run Get-VNXHost to get the storage system. Save the result to the $storage variable.
    2. Run Get-VNXVolume with the $storage variable to get the Dell EMC VNX volume that you want to rescan. Save the result to the $volume variable.
    3. Run Sync-VNXVolume with the $volume variable.

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

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

    Sync-VNXVolume -Volume $volume

    Related Commands

    Get-VNXHost

    Get-VNXVolume