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How to break and resync SnapMirror (does not retain new data on secondary)

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode 
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier 
  • SnapMirror


  • How to break SnapMirror with the network still working on source and destination?
  • How to break SnapMirror when the network is down on source and only destination is available?
  • How to recover from SnapMirror break?

Error from automated SnapMirror update:

On source:
SnapMirror source transfer from <source volname> to <destination vol>: source Qtree state prevents rollback transfers.

On destination:
SnapMirror destination transfer from <source volname> to <destination vol>: source is not a valid volume name or qtree path


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