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Failed to protect SMSQL resource after Ontap upgrade to 9.x, error "common parameter is set to Stop: API invoke failed"

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Applies to

ONTAP 9.0 and later

Snapmanager for SQL (SMSQL)

Snapdrive for Windows


  • Snapvault configured as a part of Snapmanager backup work flow doesnot replicate snapshot to destination.
  • Snapmanager for SQL Report logs throw error message.

Exception : Message    : Command execution stopped because the preference variable "ErrorActionPreference" or common parameter is set to Stop: API invoke failed.

Source     : System.Management.Automation

StackTrace :    at System.Management.Automation.Internal.PipelineProcessor.SynchronousExecuteEnumerate(Object input, Hashtable errorResults, Boolean enumerate)

at System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.LocalPipeline.InvokeHelper()

at System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.LocalPipeline.InvokeThreadProc()


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