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Unable to delete vserver peer due to decommissioned cluster

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9

Issue

  • Attempts to delete an old vserver peer relationship belonging to a decommissioned cluster are failing with error:
    • Error: Deleting a Vserver peer relationship between vserver_name and vserver_name2 completed unsuccessfully: Relationship is in use by SnapMirror in peer cluster. Use the "snapmirror delete" command to delete the application, then retry the command.
    • Error "Unable to delete peer relationship. Reason:SVM peering relationships exist with the cluster. Delete the SVM peering relationships to proceed.
  • Attempt to release the relationship fails too:

::> snapmirror release -destination-path cluster2:vserver_name2 -force true

Error: command failed: Source information for relationship with destination "vserver_name2" not found. (entry
doesn't exist)

 
EMS-LOG-FILE.GZ log shows:  

[node-01: mgwd: mgmtgwd.jobmgr.jobcomplete.failure:info]: Job "'vserver peer delete'"
[id 23084] (Deleting a Vserver peer relationship between lvs1.example.com and pvs1.example.com )completed unsuccessfully:
Relationship is in use by SnapMirror in peer cluster.
Use the "snapmirror delete"​​​​​command to delete the application, then retry the command. (1263361)

 

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