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» How to Recreate a previously activated clone session with precopy option ?

  • symclone -g TestDg recreate DEV001 sym ld DEV002 -precopy
    Description: Recreate a previously activated clone session.The session SHOULD NOT be created with a "-nocopy" or "-nondifferential" option.This will start an "incremental" background copy still keeping the target device in NR state.

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  • symaccess -sid 1234 show MyInitiatorGroup -type initiator -detail
    Description: By including '-detail' option will shows the Flag settings like 'FCID Lockdown' ,'Consistent Lun'.. for each WWN number in the initiator group.

  • symconfigure -sid 1234 abort
    Description: Abort a configuration session started earlier.

  • symclone -g TestDg create DEV001 sym ld DEV002
    Description: Create a clone copy session between the devices DEV001(source) and DEV002(target) in regular diskgroup TestDg. By default this will create a differentail session.That means, we can do a incremental recreate or restore later.This command will make the target device in Not Ready(NR).

  • symclone -g TestDg create DEV001 sym ld DEV002 -precopy
    Description: Create a clone copy session between the devices DEV001(source) and DEV002(target) in regular diskgroup TestDg. This will start background copy from DEV001 to DEV002 after making the target device as NotReady(NR).

  • symclone -g TestDg create DEV001 sym ld DEV002 -nocopy
    Description: Create a "CopyOnAccess" clone session between the devices DEV001(source) and DEV002(target) in regular diskgroup TestDg.This wont start any background copying from source to target device even after activating the session.


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