Backing Up a Snapshot

Applies To: IBM Sonas and NetApp

You can back up a snapshot.

About This Task

IBM Sonas: If the snapshot exists, use NDMP_EXISTING_<snapname> format to specify the name of the snapshot. If the snapshot does not exist or the specified name does not start with NDMP_EXISTING_ then a new snapshot will be created during backup.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, go to client > NDMP > defaultBackupSet.
  2. In the right pane, right-click subclient, and then click Backup.

    The Backup Options dialog box appears.

  3. On the Backup Options tab, click Advanced.

    The Advanced Backup Options dialog box appears.

  4. On the NAS Options tab, in Snapshot to Back-up box, enter the snapshot name, and then click OK.
  5. Select the backup type and schedule.
  6. Click OK.

Last modified: 12/5/2018 3:03:23 PM