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The Remote Copy window displays a list of Remote Copy consistency groups. You can also
take actions on the Remote Copy relationships and Remote Copy consistency groups. Click
Not in a Group and all the Remote Copy relationships that are not in any Remote Copy
consistency groups are displayed. To customize the blue column heading bar and select
different attributes of Remote copy relationships, right-click anywhere in the blue bar.
Creating stand-alone Remote Copy relationships
To create a Remote Copy relationship, click New Relationship at the top of the Remote Copy
window, as shown in Figure 10-95 on page 523. A wizard opens and guides you through the
Remote Copy relationship creation process.
As shown in Figure 10-96, you must set the Remote Copy relationship type first. Based on
your requirements, you can select Metro Mirror (synchronous replication) or Global Mirror
(asynchronous replication). Select the appropriate replication type and click Next.
Figure 10-96 Select the appropriate Remote Copy type
Important: Before a remote copy relationship is created, target volumes that are the same
size as the source volumes that you want to mirror must be created. For more information
about creating volumes, see Chapter 5, “I/O Group basic volume configuration” on