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Incorrect status 'Failover in Progress' is reported for SRA in SRM

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Applies to

  • Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) 9.x
  • Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • Virtual Storage Consle (VSC)
  • ONTAP Tools for VMware (OTV)


  • VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) displays an Array Pair device status of Failover In Progress 
  • This is typically or a relationship that has been failed over to the disaster recovery site and Re-protected (mirror reverse re-synced) via SRM
  • When observing the NetApp SnapMirror Protection relationships, the mirrors have successfully been reverse re-synced to the DR location
  • SRM placeholder VMs are present in the new target vCenter cluster
  • The Array Pair continues to show Failover In Progress even though the Re-protect has failed

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  • The SRM logs at SRA stdout section for discoverDevices shows:

Failover occured. Marking the source device as read-only 

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