Modify a snapshot lock expiration date

You can modify the expiration date of a snapshot lock.

About this task

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It is recommended that you do not modify the expiration dates of snapshot locks.

This procedure is available only through the command-line interface (CLI).


  1. Open a secure shell (SSH) connection to any node in the cluster and log in.
  2. Run the isi snapshot locks modify command.
    The following command sets an expiration date two days from the present date for a snapshot lock with an ID of 1 that is applied to a snapshot named SnapshotApril2014:
    isi snapshot locks modify SnapshotApril2014 1 --expires 2D