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After restoring the etcd database, Trident plugin does not properly start

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Applies to

  • NetApp Astra Trident 19.X
  • NetApp ONTAP 9.X


After restoring etcd database Trident does not properly boot with the error:

Liveness probe failed: Error: could not get backends: Trident initialization failed; error attempting to clean up volume customer_volume_name from backend trident_backend_name: error destroying volume : API status: failed, Reason: Volume name: The first character must be a letter or underscore., Code: 13001 (500 Internal Server Error)


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