AIX Tip of the Week

Subject: FlashCopy Support on AIX

Audience: All

Date: May 25, 2005

ESS FlashCopy of a mounted AIX file system is supported using the JFS2 freeze/thaw function (available on AIX 5.2 with APAR IY66043, and on AIX 5.3 ML1). If you are using FlashCopy to backup mounted AIX filesystems, please see the restrictions listed in the following URL. Unsupported use can lead to data corruption.

Bruce Spencer,

May 25, 2005