Creates a new snapshot on a VNXe system. VNXe allows snapshots of LUNs, LUN groups, or file systems.

Note: This command is for VNXe3200 systems only.



New-EmcVnxeSnapshot -Source <Object> [-Name <String>] [-Description <String>] [-Writable] [-Silent] [<CommonParameters>]



-Source <Object>

Attributes: Required, Position: named

Specifies the source LUN, LUN group, or file system.


-Name <String>

Attributes: Optional, Position: named

Specifies the name of the snapshot. If omitted a default name will be given.


-Description <String>

Attributes: Optional, Position: named

Specifies the description of the snapshot.


-Writable <SwitchParameter>

Attributes: Optional, Position: named

For file system snapshots, specifies a writable snapshot. Flag is ignored if the source is a LUN or LUN group.


-Silent <SwitchParameter>

Attributes: Optional, Position: named

Turns off all the informational and verbose messages. However, it still displays errors.



This cmdlet supports these common parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, and OutVariable. Type get-help about_commonparameters for more details.



C:\PS>$group = Get-EmcVnxeLunGroup TestLG

$snap = New-EmcVnxeSnapshot -Source $group -Name TestLGSnap

Creates a snapshot of the specified LUN group.