Example of creating and mounting a snapshot of a VxFS file system

Article:HOWTO24958  |  Created: 2010-01-02  |  Updated: 2010-01-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO24958
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Example of creating and mounting a snapshot of a VxFS file system

The following example creates a snapshot file system of the file system at /home on /dev/vx/dsk/fsvol/vol1, and mounts it at /snapmount.

To create and mount a snapshot file system of a file system

  • Create a snapshot file system of the file system at /home on /dev/vx/dsk/fsvol/vol1 and mount it at /snapmount:

      # mount -F vxfs -o snapof=/home, \
    
      snapsize=32768 /dev/vx/dsk/fsvol/vol1 /snapmount

    You can now back up the file system.


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