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SnapMirror Cascade using SnapMirror policy schedule causes Tertiary update to go into Preparing status

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapMirror
  • Cascade


  • In a Cascade SnapMirror relationships using "snapmirror policy schedule", Tertiary updates might go into a "Preparing" status for long time
  • Relationships with "Preparing" status are involved in a Data Warehouse rebuild operation
  • Subsequent updates might be delayed
  • EMS logs will show the following message when the relationship is a preparing status

Thu Mar 19 09:25:06 CET [Node1: repl_Handle_reg: repl.logical.dw.rebuild:info]: A data warehouse rebuild was performed on volume with name Vol1, MSID 2150041263, DSID 1560, and Vserver ID 19.


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