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Snapshots display Stale NFS file handle message

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Applies to

  • SnapManager 2.2 for Oracle
  • SnapManager 3.0.x for Oracle

Issue

When a volume is mounted via Network File System (NFS), the first snapshot is taken without issue. However, when the snapshot is deleted, all subsequent snapshots display the message, Stale NFS file handle. The new snapshots have the same name as the original:

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ssh root@exodus-netapp-1 "snap create alfrescodb hombck01" > /dev/null < /dev/null 2>&1

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ls hombck01/
 arch config data dba log my.cnf redo run var

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ssh root@exodus-netapp-1 "snap delete alfrescodb hombck01" > /dev/null < /dev/null 2>&1

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ls hombck01/

ls: hombck01: Stale NFS file handle

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ssh root@exodus-netapp-1 "snap create alfrescodb hombck01" > /dev/null < /dev/null 2>&1

[root@exoalfdb01 .snapshot]# ls hombck01/

ls: hombck01: Stale NFS file handle

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