We have set it up for customers and have it running in our demo centers. It can be scripted so that no intervention is needed.
You'll want to understand what you capture in that point-in-time copy because whatever is in memory and has not been flushed/copied to disk through quiescing the ASP or through journaling won't be in the copy.
For details, check out Section 10.6 of the PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM i Cookbook below.
Patrick Bingham | Principal Power Systems Engineer
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From: Jack Kingsley [mailto:iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:35 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Flash Copy Question
Is anyone using this today and could elaborate on ease of use etc. Wanted to know if anyone is using this with a V7000 or a DS8XXX San device.
Example, have you cloned a lpar and used it to boot from.
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