Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledgebase

SnapMirror resync of a failed SnapMirror intialize fails with “No common snapshot”

Applies to

  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2    
  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3     
  • ONTAP 9 


  • snapmirror initialize fails due to a network error
  • snapmirror resync is run to re-establish the relationship
  • snapmirror resync fails with the error No common snapshot
  • The failed relationship remains uninitialized



Registered NetApp customers get unlimited access to our dynamic Knowledge Base.

New authoritative content is published and updated each day by our team of experts.

Current Customer or Partner?

Sign In for unlimited access

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support