Global Mirror commands

Global Mirror commands are used to create, manage, view, and delete Global Mirror relationships.

The following Global Mirror commands are available:
mkgmir
Starts Global Mirror processing for a specified session.
pausegmir
Pauses Global Mirror processing for the specified session. There are 2 primary reasons to pause Global Mirror processing:
  • To repair a part of the Global Mirror infrastructure, such as: Global Copy volume pairs or FlashCopy pairs
  • To make modifications to the Global Mirror tuning parameters
resumegmir
Resumes Global Mirror processing for a specified session. If you have issued a pausegmir command to pause Global Mirror processing, issue the resumegmir command to continue Global Mirror processing.
rmgmir
Ends Global Mirror processing for the specified session.
showgmir
Generates two reports. The first report displays the detailed properties about the current Global Mirror operations that are associated with a specified logical subsystem ID. The second report displays the performance metrics for the current Global Mirror operations that are associated with a specified logical subsystem ID.
lsgmir
Displays a list of Global Mirror for the storage image of the specified logical subsystem (LSS).
showgmircg
Generates a report that displays the consistency group status for the specified Global Mirror session.
showgmiroos
Generates a report that displays the number of unsynchronized (out of sync) tracks for the specified Global Mirror session.