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SnapMirror shows unhealthy state in MetroCluster setup

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • SnapMirror
  • MetroCluster as DR


  • A volume level SnapMirror relationship is identified as unhealthy in System Manager, where source is normal cluster and destination is a 4-node Metrocluster configuration.
  • The SnapMirror relationship is created on the Metrocluster sync-source vserver where as the impacted relationship is hosted on Metrocluster sync-destination vserver.
  • Via CLI, Mirror State, Relationship Status and Healthy is '-' for the relationship on the sync-destination vserver:
SM_Dest_MCC_sync-destination::> snapmirror show 
Source            Destination Mirror  Relationship   Total             Last
Path        Type  Path        State   Status         Progress  Healthy Updated
----------- ---- ------------ ------- -------------- --------- ------- --------
svm1:vol1 XDP  svm2-mc:vol_dest    -         -              -         -       -
SM_Dest_MCC_sync-source::> snapmirror show
Source           Destination  Mirror  Relationship   Total             Last
Path        Type   Path        State   Status      Progress  Healthy Updated
----------- -----  ------------ ------- -------------- --------- ------- --------
svm1:vol1 XDP  svm2:vol_dest   Snapmirrored   Idle   -         true    -


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