ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

system smtape break

Make a restored volume read-write

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.


This command breaks the relationship between the tape backup of a volume and a restored volume, changing the restored volume from read-only to read/write.


-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name

Use this parameter to specify the Vserver name on which the volume is located. You need not specify this parameter if only one cluster Vserver exists.

-volume <volume name> - Volume Name

Use this parameter to specify the name of the read-only volume that needs to be made read/writeable after a restore.


Make the read-only volume datavol on Vserver vserver0 writeable after a restore.

cluster1::> system smtape break -vserver vserver0 -volume datavol
 [Job 84] Job succeeded: SnapMirror Break Succeeded
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