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Moving a volume in ONTAP fails to complete

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8
  • ONTAP 9
  • NDMP


  • When moving a volume to a new aggregate, the process does not complete.
  • The following error can be seen:

ClusterA::> volume move show -vserver SVM1 -volume Volume1

Vserver Name: SVM1
Volume Name: Volume1
Actual Completion Time: -
Bytes Remaining: 100GB
Destination Aggregate: Aggr1
Detailed Status: Volume move job at decision point
Error: Preparing the source of the volume move for transfer: Dumps running on the volume being moved
Estimated Time of Completion: Wed Jul 15 11:51:42 2020
Managing Node: ClusterA-01
Percentage Complete: 97%
Move Phase: replicating
Estimated Remaining Duration: 00:00:30
Replication Throughput: 125.7MB/s
Duration of Move: 1 days 13:41
Source Aggregate: Aggr2
Start Time of Move: Mon Jul 13 22:09:15 2020
Move State: warning
Is Source Volume Encrypted: false
Encryption Key ID of Source Volume: -
Is Destination Volume Encrypted: false
Encryption Key ID of Destination Volume: -



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