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SRM/SRA volume recreated in Storage results in test failover fails with error

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Applies to

  • ONTAP Tools for VMware (OTV)
  • Virtual Storage Appliance (VSC)
  • Storage Replication Adapter (SRA)
  • Site Recovery Manager (SRM)


  • Recreated a snapmirror destination volume with the same name.
  • Made a new relationship with it.
  • Error:
Failed to create snapshots of replica devices. SRA command 'testFailoverStart' failed. No SnapMirror relationship found. 
Ensure that at least one SAN or NAS device is mirrored and the source and destination are on different storage arrays. SRA 
does not support SnapMirror relationships on a single storage array.

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