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This task creates a consistency group on an InfiniBox system.

Prerequisites

  • A pool 

Before you begin

Use consistency groups to group volumes in a way that will allow consistent snapshots to be taken of 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.

Instructions

  1. In the GUI, do one of the following:
    • Click the Pools icon in the left toolbar, right-click the pool name in which to create the consistency group, and select Create Consistency Group from the pop-up menu.

      or
    • Click the Datasets icon in the left toolbar, select the Consistency Groups tab, and click the Create Group button.
  2. The Create a Consistency Group window opens. 
  3. Enter a name for the consistency group.
  4. Select a pool from the list of available pools.
  5. Click Create.
    The consistency group is created and is displayed on screen.

Related tasks

This task and all other consistency group tasks are available both on the GUI and InfiniShell.

Related GUI tasks

Related InfiniShell commands

Commonly used consistency group commands include:

    • cg.create - create a new consistency group
    • cg.add_member - add a member to a consistency group
    • cg.restore - restore a consistency group from one of its snapshot groups

For the complete list of InfiniShell commands, refer to the InfiniShell Commands Reference.

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Last edited: 2022-08-06 08:05:09 UTC

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