About this task
This task creates a snapshot group for a consistency group. The snapshot group is comprised of a snapshot group entity and of individual snapshots - a snapshot for each member of the consistency group. The snapshot group name can be determined freely. The snapshot names are each comprised of the volume name and a prefix or a suffix.
How to choose prefix and suffix
The table below provide examples for naming the snapshots.
- A consistency group
- Right-click a consistency group and select Take Snapshot from the pop-up menu.
The Take Snapshot screen opens.
- Provide a name for the snapshot group and either a prefix or a suffix to the snapshots.
Click Take Snapshot.
The snapshot group is created.
This task and all other filesystem 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