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SCV unable to restore VM back to its original volume

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Applies to

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


  • SCV unable to restore a VM to its original volume
  • Error seen in the Job Details in the SCV GUI:

    Failed to perform Single File SnapRestore. Failed to restore file from Snapshot copy <snapshot_name> for volume <vol_name> on Vserver <vserver_name>. Reason Snapshot Restore disallowed on SnapMirror Synchronous source volumes


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