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SnapMirror resync during SVM re-activation fails with "Reason: File operation failed, Reason: File exists"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SVM Disaster Recovery (SVM DR)

Issue

  • The SnapMirror resync operations fail with error:

Failed to apply the source Vserver configuration. Reason: Apply failed for Object: root_direct_mounts Method: baseline. Reason: File operation failed, Reason: File exists. Execute "snapmirror show -destination-vserver  <destination-path> -fields last-transfer-error,unhealthy-reason -expand" to check if the constituent volumes have encountered errors. 

  • SnapMirror destination CRS-MLOG shows:

Apply failed for Object: root_direct_mounts Method: baseline Row: Table Name: root_direct_mounts, Operation: get, Fields: <destination-vserver> <volume-name>  <junction-path>- false Table Name: path_attrs_for_repl, Operation: get, Fields:<source-vserver> <junction-path> directory Reason: File operation failed, Reason: File exists.

 

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