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Enabling the SnapMirror service and configuring whitelist IP connections using the AltaVault GUI

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Applies to

  • AltaVault (AVA)
  • SnapMirror (SM)


  • AltaVault supports backup and restore operations for ONTAP FlexVol volumes using the SnapMirror service running on the AVA appliance
  • You must enable the SnapMirror service, which then enables ONTAP to create the SM relationship in AVA and enable backup and restore operations of NAS file services 
  • You must also create a whitelist of approved intercluster LIF IP addresses from which AltaVault accepts connections for data protection


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