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SCV backup job fails to update SnapMirror due to "Another transfer is in progress."

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV)
  • SnapMirror

Issue

  • SCV backup job finished with warning:

SnapMirror update operation failed.
Failed to update the SnapMirror relationship.
Another transfer is in progress.

  • Job-<JOB_ID>.log shows error

[DBG] Running Command Invoke-NcSnapmirrorUpdate controller name : <CONTROLLER>, vserver : <VSERVER>
[ERR] API exception
[ERR] Failed to run a command Invoke-NcSnapmirrorUpdate
[DBG] ex.Message : Another transfer is in progress.
[DBG] ex.InnerException.Message : Another transfer is in progress.
..
[ERR] ErrorCode (-1), ErrorMessage (SnapMirror update failed for N relationships: 
Relationship [<SOURCE_SVM> : <SOURCE_VOLUME> ==> <DESTINATION_SVM> : <DESTINATION_VOLUME>] failed with error: Snapmirror update failed with SDError (102) - SnapMirror update operation failed.
Failed to update the SnapMirror relationship.
Another transfer is in progress.

  • wfe_<JOB_ID>.log shows error

DEBUG <HOST> --- [nio-8080-exec-1] c.n.w.c.BackupController                 : Message: SnapMirror update failed for N relationships: 
Relationship [<SOURCE_SVM> : <SOURCE_VOLUME> ==> <DESTINATION_SVM> : <DESTINATION_VOLUME>] failed with error: Snapmirror update failed with SDError (102) - SnapMirror update operation failed.
Failed to update the SnapMirror relationship.
Another transfer is in progress.

  • snapmirror_audit.log indicates that more than one snapmirror update for the same relationship ID is running on different operation UUIDs at the same time

ManualUpdate[<TIMESTAMP>]:<RELATIONSHIP_ID> Operation-Uuid=e5e9b721-7927-11ec-b54a-00a098b9d75a Group=none Operation-Cookie=0 action=Start source=<SOURCE_PATH> destination=<DESTINATION_PATH>
ManualUpdate[<TIMESTAMP>]:<RELATIONSHIP_ID> Operation-Uuid=ed90f880-7927-11ec-b54a-00a098b9d75a Group=none Operation-Cookie=0 action=Start source=<SOURCE_PATH> destination=<DESTINATION_PATH>
ManualUpdate[<TIMESTAMP>]:<RELATIONSHIP_ID> Operation-Uuid=ed90f880-7927-11ec-b54a-00a098b9d75a Group=none Operation-Cookie=0 action=End source=<SOURCE_PATH> destination=<DESTINATION_PATH> status=Failure message=Another transfer is in progress.

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