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SnapMirror for Business Continuity has 2 sets of snapmirror Snapshots

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Applies to

  • SnapMirror for Business Continuity (SM BC)
  • ONTAP 9.x


  • SnapShot show command shows 2 sets of snapmirror snapshots:
Vserver  Volume   Snapshot                                  Size Total% Used%
-------- -------- ------------------------------------- -------- ------ -----
SVM01    VolSMBC  snapmirror.<UUID>.Old Date_TIME         4.50GB     0%    0%
                  snapmirror.<UUID>.Old Date_TIME        184.1MB     0%    0%
                  snapmirror.<UUID>.Old Date_TIME         1.80TB    34%   42%
                  snapmirrorCG.<UUID>.currentDate_TIME    76.7GB     1%    3%
                  snapmirrorCG.<UUID>.currentDate_TIME.   87.3GB     2%    3%
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  • One Set is much older and takes a lot of space
  • Second set is recent and is significant smaller

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