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SnapCenter NSM backup fails with Error 2020: Got packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes

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Applies to

SnapCenter Server 4.x


During the scheduled NSM backup, or a manual mysqldump a failure occurs:

Error During Backup from Snapcenter Repo: "SnapCenter repository database backup failed with error :
MySQL query execution failed with error : mysqldump: Error 2020: Got packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes
when dumping table `nsm_Job` at row: <number>"


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