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Unable to create a volume due to missing MDV_CRS volume

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  • Cannot do any modification on the system because of missing MDV_CRS volumes
  • Creating a volume fails with an error:
Failed to create the volume on node "node_name". Reason: The MetroCluster or Vserver DR Configuration Replication Service is recovering. Issue the "metrocluster check config-replication show -instance" command or the "snapmirror config-replication status show" command and follow its guidance. If there is no guidance, wait a few minutes and then try the command again.
  • On SnapMirror destination cluster, SnapMirror relationship does not exist, but the source is trying to update MDV_CRS which does not exist
  • snapmirror config-replication status show reports error:

::*> snapmirror config-replication status show
                Enabled: true
                Running: false
         Storage Status: warning
         Storage In Use: Unavailable
        Storage Remarks: Unable to allocate resources due to error Unable to determine a suitable aggregate to create the Cluster Persistent Storage volume
        Vserver Streams: warning

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