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SCV backup is still available on console even after Snapshot is deleted on ONTAP

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Applies to

  • Snap Center Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV) 4.3 and later
  • NetApp Data Broker (NDB) 1.0
  • SnapVault

Issue

  • SCV backup retention policy seems not to delete backup data properly
  • SCV backup is still available on console even after Snapshot is deleted on ONTAP

Example: 'Primary retention' is 'Backup(s) To Keep: 3'

  • Only 3 Snapshots exist on primary storage

cluster1::> snapshot show -vserver svm1 -volume nfs1
                                                                 ---Blocks---
Vserver  Volume   Snapshot                                  Size Total% Used%
-------- -------- ------------------------------------- -------- ------ -----
svm1     nfs1
                  RG-1_07-19-2021_02.39.38.0992            836KB     0%    0%
                  RG-1_07-19-2021_02.43.52.0847           1012KB     0%    0%
                  RG-1_07-19-2021_02.57.54.0318            892KB     0%    0%
3 entries were displayed.

  • SCV console shows more than 3 backups 

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  • Restore wizard shows more than 3 backups when 'Primary/Secondary' is specified for location of filter

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Note:

When 'Primary' is specified for location of filter, restore wizard shows only 3 backups.

 

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