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Recreating SnapMirror relationship fails with duplicate volume name error

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NetApp SnapMirror Business Continuity


When trying to create a new SnapMirror relationship for SnapMirror Business Continuity the following error is displayed:

Operation to create a destination endpoint and create a SnapMirror relationship failed. Reason: Out of 1 endpoints, 0 endpoints have been protected and protection has failed for 1 endpoints. List of paths that failed protection and reasons for failure: <Destination_Path:Source_Path>: Failed to create volume "<Volume_Name>". (Duplicate volume name <Volume_Name>.)


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