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SCV backup job reports snapshot retention error after Single File SnapRestore

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Applies to

  • Prior to ONTAP 9.3
  • SnapCenter plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV)
  • SnapMirror
  • Single File SnapRestore


SCV backup job reports below errors:
Activity 'Registering Backup and Applying Retention' failed with error: Retention : Error: Remove Snapshot 'XXXXXXXX' failed on volume 'XXXXXXXX'.

Snapshot copy "XXXXXXXX" of volume "XXXXXXXX" on Vserver "XXXXXXXX" has not expired or is locked. Use the "snapshot show -fields owners, expiry-time" command to view the expiry and lock status of the Snapshot copy.


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