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7-Mode SnapMirror initialization fails with an abort after moving lots of data

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode
  • SnapMirror


  • SnapMirror fails with error "replication transfer failed to complete"
  • The initialization ran for a while, moving huge amount of data
  • Failure logged in the destination SM-log:
dst Tue Jun 14 22:46:40 PDT src-node:src-vol dst-node:dst-vol Abort (replication transfer failed to complete)
  • Failure logged in the source SM-log:
src Tue Jun 14 22:40:54 PDT src-node:src-vol dst-node:dst-vol Abort (Transfer failed)

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