Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: How to backup clones with NDMP to get them restored later without the need of parent snapshot (Doc ID 1403222.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Goal

This document describes how to configure NDMP backup of clones to be able to restore them later without the requirement to have the parent snapshot available.

A typical error message for a situation were a backup is taken in an environment which requires the parent snapshot for restore of a clone is as follows.

exalogic/local/project/share: cannot receive: local origin for clone exalogic/local/project/share@snapshot28Nov11 does not exist

Solution

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