About this task
This task creates a consistency group on an InfiniBox system.
- A pool
Before you begin
The purpose of the consistency group is to group volumes in a way that will allow to take consistent snapshots for all of them. A group of consistent snapshots can be later used for replicating all of the grouped volumes together, maintaining a consistent replica for all of them.
- On the GUI: click the Volumes & FS icon. Then, click the Consistency Groups tab.
The Consistency Groups screen opens.
- Click Create Group.
The Create a Consistency Group screen opens.
- Enter a name for the consistency group.
Select a pool from the list of available pools.
Click Create Group.
The consistency group is created and is displayed on screen.
This task and all other consistency group tasks are available both on the GUI and InfiniShell.
Related GUI tasks
Related InfiniShell commands
cg.create- create a new consistency group
cg.add_member- add a member to a consistency group
cg.delete- delete a consistency group
cg.move- move a consistency group to another pool
cg.remove_member- remove a member from a consistency group
cg.restore- restore a consistency group from one of its snapshot groups
cg.rename- rename a consistency group
cg.query- list all consistency groups
cg.member_query- list all of the members of a consistency group