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Snapshot restore fails with error message: Failed to promote Snapshot copy snapshot-name

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Applies to    

Cluster-Mode

  • Data ONTAP 8.X
  • Data ONTAP 9.x

Issue

Attempts to restore a snapshot older than a snapshot with an associated DP relationship (Snapmirror/SnapVault) fails with the following error message:

Error: command failed: Failed to promote Snapshot copy "snapshot-name" because one or more newer Snapshot copies are currently used as a reference Snapshot copy for data protection operations: snapshot-name. 

 

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