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SVMDR error "DNS Update is supported only on LIFs configured with the NFS or CIFS protocol"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • SVM DR


  • SVM replication fails with error:

"Failed to apply the source Vserver configuration. Reason: Apply failed for Object: vifsbyname Method: baseline. Reason: DNS Update is supported only on LIFs configured with the NFS or CIFS protocol"

  • The source has data LIF with service-policy "default-data-files" but it's missing NFS and CIFS services
Src-NetApp::> net int show -vserver src-svm -instance
(network interface show)
Vserver Name: src-svm
Logical Interface Name: src-data-lif
Service Policy: default-data-files
Service List: data-core, data-fpolicy-client,
(DEPRECATED)-Role: data
Data Protocol: none

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