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SCV backup operation fails as snapshot deletion fails

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Server (SC)
  • SnapCenter Plug-Ins


  • Snapshots are left behind on the storage system but not listed in SnapCenter
  • The SnapDriveSALDebug log reports the below error
Error: Activity 'Registering Backup and Applying Retention' failed with error: Retention : Error: Remove Snapshot 'snapshot_name' failed on volume 'volume_name'. Snapshot copy "snapshot_name" of volume "SAS_vol1_DATA" on Vserver "svm_name" has not expired or is locked. Use the "snapshot show -fields owners, expiry-time" command to view the expiry and lock status of the Snapshot copy.


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