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How to run Wafliron on a SnapMirror or SnapVault volume

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


Note: Always contact NetApp Technical Support when using Wafliron.

Wafliron can be run on a volume used by SnapMirror or SnapVault. However, some limitations apply depending on the SnapMirror/SnapVault configuration.

Source volume

If the volume is the source for a SnapMirror relationship, there is no impact to the relationship running Wafliron.  

Destination volume

  • If the volume is the destination of a Snapmirror relationship, an additional Wafliron argument is required to make the volume writeable.  
  • Once Wafliron is complete, the SnapMirror and SnapVault relationships will be in a broken-off state.
  • In order to resume updates, the relationships must be resynchronized or re-initialized.

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