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NDMP incremental backups fail using Dell/EMC Networker

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FlexGroup
  • NDMP
  • Dell/EMC Networker 19.3

Issue

  • Incremental  backup of FlexGroup volume backup via Networker fails
  • NDMP debug  log shows Networker is sending a future Base_Date.

Example:
Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG: env[9] name='TYPE' value='dump'
Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG: env[10] name='BASE_DATE' value='4294967296' (Sunday, February 7, 2106 6:28:16 AM)
Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG: env[11] name='LEVEL' value='1'  (Incremental)

And NetApp NDMP response:

  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG: DMA<<S V4 sequence=19 (0x13)  (NetApp NDMP session)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      Time_stamp=0x5fac48ae (Nov 11 14:25:18 2020)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      message type=0 (NDMP4_MESSAGE_REQUEST)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      message_code=0x603 (NDMP4_LOG_MESSAGE)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      reply_sequence=0 (0x0)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      error_code=0 (NDMP4_NO_ERR)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      log_type=2 (NDMP4_LOG_ERROR)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      message_id=2 (0x2)
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  DEBUG:      entry='Could not parse BASE_DATE specified.\n'
  Wed Nov 11 2020 14:25:18 -06:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:6830] [35613]  ERROR: Could not parse BASE_DATE specified.

 

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