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How to run ndmpcopy in ONTAP

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  • This article describes how to run ndmpcopy
  • The ndmpcopy command is run from the cluster shell, via node run 
  • Ndmpcopy can be run from the command line of either the source or destination storage system to transfer data between two systems
  • Ndmpcopy can also be run on a single storage system, transferring data from one location to another within the same storage system
  • To take advantage of the NDMP Cluster Aware Backup (CAB) extension, all storage systems involved in the ndmpcopy must be in vserver-scoped mode
    • This includes the storage system on which the ndmpcopy command is being run.

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