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After SVMDR failback, CIFS shares are inaccessible

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SVMDR with identify preserve in use


  • After SVMDR failover and failback, CIFS shares are inaccessible
  • It was discovered that the original destination network configs has been replicated to the original source SVM during the reverse replication
  • Original relationship has Identity Preserve set to true, but has a SnapMirror policy that discards network configs
  • During creation of the reverse relationship, a SnapMirror policy is used that does not discards network configs

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