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SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA backup: A Snapshot copy with that name already exists

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SnapCenter Plug-in or SAP HANA (SCHANA)


During the backup, the snapshot on the HANA database volume is attempted a second time.

The first (database) Snapshot went fine:

2021-05-07T09:43:50.1347753+02:00 Verbose SAL PID=[12164] TID=[19420] Snapshot copy operation is successful.
[Storage System:]

The second for the "shared" path failed, since it was on the same volume:

Verbose SAL PID=[12164] TID=[19420] Getting result for snapshot <RESOURCE_GROUP>_<DATE>_<TIME> on storage volume <VOLUME>
Error SAL PID=[12164] TID=[19420] snapshot operation-failed
Verbose SAL PID=[12164] TID=[19420] snapshot zapi error 13020
Error SAL PID=[12164] TID=[19420] Snapshot copy operation failed for volume <hana_SID_(data|logs)>.
Reason: Error: A Snapshot copy with that name already exists.

These messages can to be found in the common\server\SnapDriveSALDebug.log  of a SnapCenter Job collection.


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