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VMware SRM array manager discovery displays null peer array ID for remote site

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Applies to

  • NetApp Storage Replication Adapter 4.X
  • NetApp Storage Replication Adapter 7.X
  • NetApp Storage Replication Adapter 9.X
  • VMWare Site Recovery Manager

Issue

When configuring an array pair in VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with NetApp Storage Replication Adapter (SRA), the peer array has a "null"
value instead of the cluster name on the discovered array:

Example 1: 

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Example 2:

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When reviewing the SRM logs the following warnings are seen:

2018-04-24T14:39:07.678-04:00 warning vmware-dr[00816] [Originator@6876 sub=Storage opID=364afed0] Array Manager
for SRA '70d7e5fb-4684-49cc-b099-e8f0386c17cb' and Array 'null:vserver_dr' was not found
--> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><Response xmlns="http://www.vmware.com/srm/sra/v2"
xmlns:replication="http://www.vmware.com/srm/sra30" xmlns:foo="http://www.foo.com/sra/v2">
-->
--> <Arrays>
--> <Array id="cluster:vserver_prod">
--> <Model>
--> <Name>FASXXXX</Name>
--> <Vendor>NETAPP</Vendor>
--> </Model>
--> <PeerArrays>
--> <PeerArray id="null:vserver_dr"></PeerArray>
--> </PeerArrays>
--> <ReplicationSoftware>
--> <Name>snapmirror</Name>
--> <Version>C-mode</Version>
--> </ReplicationSoftware>
--> </Array>
--> </Arrays>
--> </Response>

 

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