Stopping the Mirror

Explains how to stop a mirror operation using either the Control System or the CLI.

Stopping a mirror halts any replication or synchronization process currently in progress. Stopping a mirror does not delete or remove the mirror volume.

Stopping the Mirror for Multiple Mirror Volumes Using the Control System

To stop mirroring, in the Summary tab under Data > Volumes:
Note: The Summary tab is under the Volumes tab in the Kubernetes version of the Control System.
  1. Select the mirror volume(s) to stop.
    You cannot stop the mirror operation for:
    • Standard volumes
    • Mirror volumes that are currently not mirroring
  2. Select Stop Mirroring from the Actions drop-down menu.
    The Stop Mirroring Volume(s) confirmation dialog displays.
  3. Verify the list of volumes to stop and click Stop Mirroring.
    When a mirroring operation is stopped, replication or synchronization processes currently in progress will halt.

Stopping the Mirror for a Mirror Volume Using the Control System

To stop mirroring:

  1. Go to the volume information page for the mirror volume to stop.
  2. Select Stop Mirroring from the Select Action drop-down menu.
    The Stop Mirroring Volume confirmation dialog displays.
  3. Click Stop Mirroring.
    When a mirroring operation is stopped, replication or synchronization processes currently in progress will halt.

Stopping the Mirror Using the CLI or REST API

The basic command to stop a mirror is:

maprcli volume mirror stop -name <volume name>

For complete reference information, see volume mirror stop.