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Failed to create volume "xxx". (Key manager is not configured on the cluster)

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapMirror


When issuing "snapmirror protect" command the following is observed in the EMS logs after the job fails:
ERROR SnapMirror protect failed because
of an unexpected internal error. Error: Failed to create volume "svm1:VOL". (Key manager is not configured on the cluster. Use the "security key-manager external enable" command to configure the external key manager or "security key-manager onboard enable" command to configure the Onboard Key Manager.)

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