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Snapmirror Snapshot retention not working with Altavault as expected due to Long-term retention enabled

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Applies to

OS: 4.3.2 and above


  • There are more than expected number of snapshot copies on Altavault destination.
  • The Snapmirror policy on the Cluster shows total keep count as "20" for weekly snapshot.
  • However when checked on the Altavault, there are more than 20 weekly snapshots.
  • Snapshot retention count is not working as per SnapMirror policy set for the SnapMirror.


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