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SnapDrive Error Snapshot operation not allowed due to clones backed by snapshots

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Applies to

  • SnapDrive for UNIX (SDU)


  • SnapDrive is failing to create snapshot with the following error:

0009-045 Admin error: Failed to create snapshot snapshot_name on storage system <svm_name> volume <volume_name> : Failed to create snapshot <snapshot_name> of volume <volume_name_on_svm_name>. Reason: Snapshot operation not allowed due to clones backed by snapshots. Try again after sometime. 


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