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If the Copy set matches were successful, click Next and you see the Select Copy Sets
page, as shown in Figure 6-14.
Figure 6-14 Copy Sets selection
3. Select the Copy Set that you want to add and click Next. On the Confirm page, click Next
to confirm. If the Copy Set was created, you see the Results page, as shown in
Figure 6-15.
Figure 6-15 Add Copy Set result page
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4. Click Finish and the wizard closes. You can see the new defined session in the Sessions
panel, as shown in Figure 6-16.
Figure 6-16 XIV snapshot session
Activating a snapshot session
After a session is defined, you can access its details and modify it from the Session Details
window, as shown in Figure 6-17. Because this session was not run, the details under
Snapshot Groups remain empty.
Figure 6-17 Detailed view of XIV snapshot session; inactive and has not yet run
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Complete the following steps to activate the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication
snapshot session:
1. In the Session Details panel, click the pull-down list, select Create Snapshot, and then
click Go, as shown in Figure 6-18.
Figure 6-18 XIV Create snapshot
2. A new wizard opens. The actions that you are about to take on those volumes are
confirmed. Under Advanced Options, you also can modify various XIV specific values,
including the actual snapshot group name and deletion priority, as shown in Figure 6-19.
Figure 6-19 Confirmation of snapshot session activation and options
3. Make the appropriate selections and click Yes.
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication now runs the snapshot command on the
defined copy sets in the session, as shown in Figure 6-20 on page 324.
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Figure 6-20 Session is activated; XIV took the snapshot of the volumes in the Copy Set
Other Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication snapshot
actions inside a session
After a snapshot session is defined, you can also take other actions as you can do from the
XIV GUI or XIV command-line interface (CLI,) such as a Restore operation, as shown in
Figure 6-21.
Figure 6-21 XIV snapshot session actions

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