Archiving exports and shares
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Archive process

  1. Login to Igneous

  2. Select Systems from the left navigation menu
    System-nav

  3. The Systems view will open listing the discovered NAS Systems. If data has previously been archived, a new "Igneous" system will appear at the top with all previously archived datasets listed within it.
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  4. Click on any system to reveal the exports/shares on that system. There will be . one row per export or share. The information contained in each row, from left to right, is:

    • SVM or Namespace
    • Path
    • Capacity on source - this will reflect the capacity of the share on your primary system at the time of the most recent backup or archive
    • Protocol on source

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  1. Select the export that you want to archive. This will cause the right-hand menu to appear.

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  1. To archive the dataset with a backup policy, click Archive from the right hand actions menu. This will take you to the archive fly-in experience.

  2. Select your preferred archive policy from the policy drop down menu at the top of the screen.
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  3. To archive the entire export or share, click Archive full export in the empty cart space in the middle of the screen.

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  1. If desired, leave the Email on completion box checked, and confirm or edit the email you would like to be notified upon completion of an archive. Note: archives do not automatically remove datasets from your source system. It is up to storage administrators to clean up archived datasets after archives have been completed by Igneous.

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  1. Select Start Archive to begin the archive task.
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