How to create a consistency based snapshot of multiple volumes in NetApp cDot, then flexclones

  1. Identify the volumes to be part of the consistency group snapshot.
  2. You can create a new snapshot policy or an existing.
  3. Assign the policy to the volumes in question.
  4. Go to Schedules and create a new schedule or modify the existing to start at the desired time
  5. Once the snapshots have been created you can create the flexclone volumes.

How to add an iSCSI SAN drive to Linux

969  cd /dev/mapper
970  ls
971  ifconfig
981  iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p -l eth1
982  iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p -l eth2
983  ls
984  cd /dev
985  ls
986  ls -l
987  multipath -ll
988  (cd /dev/disk/by-path; ls -l *nimble* | awk ‘{FS=” “; print $9 ” ” $10 ” ” $11}’)
989  multipath -ll
990  vi /etc/multipath.conf
991  service iscsid restart

service multipathd reload
974  fdisk /dev/mapper/vol9000
992  partprobe