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Unable to delete SnapMirror snapshot - Resolution Guide

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ONTAP 9

Description

This article covers multiple scenarios where a SnapMirror snapshot cannot be deleted

Symptom
Solution
Snapshot is in use SnapMirror snapshot cannot be deleted when there is a transfer in progress
Snapshot is copy is currently used as a reference Snapshot copy Unable to delete a SnapMirror reference snapshot on source
Cannot delete a Snapshot copy in use by clone volume SnapMirror snapshot cannot be deleted if the snapshot is involved in a clone operation
Source information not found Leftover SnapMirror Snapshot cannot be deleted after a failed SnapMirror initialization
Snapshot copy has not expired or is locked Snapshot delete fails with error Snapshot copy has not expired or is locked
Snapshots that should be removed automatically are not deleted Snapshots are not deleted automatically
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