18.9 Viewing and Managing an Online Pool Snapshot

When online, pool snapshots appear and function as a pool in the Pools list on the Pools page.

  1. In iManager, click Storage > Pools.

    For instructions, see Section 9.1.3, Accessing Roles and Tasks in iManager.

  2. Select a server to manage to view a list of its pools.

    For instructions, see Section 9.1.4, Selecting a Server to Manage.

  3. In the Pools list, select the online pool snapshot.

    Wait for the page to refresh. It displays the pool snapshot’s details and enables its management options. The Name is followed by snapshot in parens to indicate that the selected pool is a snapshot.

    The following is an example pool snapshot on Linux.

    The following is an example pool snapshot on NetWare.

  4. Click Storage > Volumes to go to the volumes page.

    The snapshot volumes are listed in the Volumes list. They are deactive and unmounted by default.

  5. Optionally select the snapshot volume, then click Mount to mount the snapshot volume so that you are able to access its data.

    The following is an example snapshot volume mounted on Linux.

  6. When you are done, go to the Pools page, select the snapshot pool, then click Offline to take the pool snapshot offline and dismount its snapshot volumes.