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Status Not under consideration
Categories Flashcopy Manager
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2016

Support multiple INCR Flash Copy backups with DS8000 storage

Currently FlashCopy Manager supports only one Incremental FlashCopy backup can be performed in a DS8000 environment.

With DS8000 Licensed Internal Code (LIC) 7.7.40 multiple incremental FlashCopy relationships became available. A single volume can be the source volume to up to 12 FlashCopy relationships, and these relationships can be incremental relationships.

The DS8000 mkflash command offers the “-multinc” option to create incremental FlashCopies:

Idea priority High