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NetBackup NDMP/SMTape backups  fail with  Error: Tape reservation preempted

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.9.1P11
  • Veritas NetBackup 10.0.0.1
  • SMTape

Issue

During the backup NetBackup DMA reports the following error:
 
Error ndmpagent (pid=2134629) <node name>: SMTape Backup: Error: Write to socket failed
Error ndmpagent (pid=2134629) <node name>: BACKUP: Error: Tape reservation preempted.
Error ndmpagent (pid=2134629) <node name>: BACKUP: Error: BACKUP_NET IS ABORTED

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