In April 2012, IBM® PowerHA® SystemMirror® for i (5770-HAS) is adding support of IBM Storwize® V7000 and SAN Volume Controller storage systems to its Metro Mirror, Global Mirror, and IBM FlashCopy® functions with PTF SI45741. This support was originally made available in October 2011 through a no-charge PRPQ. With this latest PTF, the PRPQ is no longer required, and this enhancement is fully supported and translated in the PowerHA product.
By using FlashCopy, you can make a copy of IASP and access data in an IASP from a target node by attaching it to the target node. This process minimizes your backup window by running a backup operation on the target node side.
This IBM Redpaper™ complements the PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM i Cookbook, focusing on Storwize V7000 FlashCopy function. It introduces how to configure IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for i and FlashCopy of Storwize V7000 with simple configuration example.