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xfer_state files present within WEX prevent volume move

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapMirror
  • Volume Move

Issue

  • Volume move operation fails with;

The volume is involved in a SnapMirror operation and cannot be moved until the SnapMirror operation is complete. Wait for the SnapMirror operation to finish or abort the SnapMirror operation by issuing a 'snapmirror abort -hard true' command.

  • WEX utility displays xfer_state files

entry <int>: inum <>, generation <>, name "xfer_state"

  • Issuing snapmirror abort -destination-path <> hard -true or snapmirror release -destination-path <> does not allow the xfer_state files to clear

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