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How to find SVM snapshot Policies in Oncommand System Manager

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Applies to

  • Oncommand System Manager
  • Ontap System Manager

Answer

There are two types of snapshot policies

  1. Policies assigned to the Cluster.
  2. Policies assigned to a SVM.

Example of each.

cluster1::> snapshot policy show
Vserver: cluster1
                         Number of Is
Policy Name              Schedules Enabled Comment
------------------------ --------- ------- ----------------------------------
default                          3 true    Default policy with hourly, daily & weekly schedules.
    Schedule               Count     Prefix                 SnapMirror Label
    ---------------------- -----     ---------------------- -------------------
    hourly                     6     hourly                 -
    daily                      2     daily                  daily
    weekly                     2     weekly                 weekly

default-1weekly                  3 true    Default policy with 6 hourly, 2 daily & 1 weekly schedule.
    Schedule               Count     Prefix                 SnapMirror Label
    ---------------------- -----     ---------------------- -------------------
    hourly                     6     hourly                 -
    daily                      2     daily                  -
    weekly                     1     weekly                 -

none                             0 false   Policy for no automatic snapshots.
    Schedule               Count     Prefix                 SnapMirror Label
    ---------------------- -----     ---------------------- -------------------
    -                          -     -                      -

Vserver: svm1
                         Number of Is
Policy Name              Schedules Enabled Comment
------------------------ --------- ------- ----------------------------------
svm_snapshot_policy              1 true    -
    Schedule               Count     Prefix                 SnapMirror Label
    ---------------------- -----     ---------------------- -------------------
    5min                      10     5min                   -

The primary location for viewing Snapshot Policies will be located in Protection->Snapshot Policies. This page is for viewing Snapshot Policies assigned to the Cluster.

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To locate Snapshot Policies assign to a SVM you can look under Storage->SVMs->select an SVM Name. After the SVM is selected, you can either right click on the SVM and choose SVM settings, or click the SVM Settings cog in the upper right of the screen. You can then click on Snapshot Policies.

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In the new UI all snapshot polices can be seen when navigating to Protection ->Overview->Local Policy Settings->Snapshot Policies OR Storage VMs->Selecting a SVM->Settings->Snapshot Policy.

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