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SVM-DR stopped working if one source MDV_CRS is deleted and the other is abandoned

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • SVM-DR
  • CRS (Config Replication Service)
  • MDV (Meta Data Volume)


  • SVM-DR updates are failing with error:

” Failed to create snapshots. Metadata volume is not available on cluster "source". Run "snapmirror config-replication status show" for more details.”

Source::*> snapmirror config-replication status show
                Enabled: true
                Running: false
         Storage Status: warning
         Storage In Use: Unavailable
        Storage Remarks: Unable to free resources
        Vserver Streams: warning

Source::*> debug cps storage-area-group show
          Storage Area Group: config-replication-store
      Use Mirrored Aggregate: false
       Disallowed Aggregates: -
                 Auto-Repair: true
               Auto-Recreate: true
              Current Volume: -
              Standby Volume: undetermined
           Abandoned Volumes: MDV_CRS_2104458f258d11e454cd123478563456_A
        Volumes Under Repair: -
          Problem Aggregates: -
 Active Recreate Retry Count:          0
Standby Recreate Retry Count:          0

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