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FlexGroup constituent move fails to create snapshot

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Snapshot
  • FlexGroup
  • Volume move


Volume move operation for FlexGroup constituent(s) fail after some time or gets stuck and don't progress:
cluster-01::> vol move show
Vserver Volume       State    Move Phase  Percent-Complete Time-To-Complete
------- ------------ -------- ----------- ---------------- ----------------
vserver fg_vol__0001 failed   failed      -                -
vserver fg_vol__0002 warning  replicating -                -
vserver fg_vol__0003 failed   failed      -                -
3 entries were displayed.
Creation of snapshots for the affected constituent(s) fail with an error in the EMS log:
Thu Dec 10 10:01:00 +0200 [node-01: snapd_cmode: wafl.snap.create.skip.reason:error]: fg_vol__0001  xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxx: Skipping creation of hourly.2023-12-10_1000 Snapshot copy (FlexGroup is not ready for snapshot operations. Try again after a few seconds.)

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