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Unable to configure cascade SnapMirror for non-FlexGroup volumes in System Manager

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Applies to

  • ONTAP System Manager 9.9.1
  • SnapMirror configured with non-FlexGroup volumes

Issue

  • Cascade SnapMirror relathionsip cannot be created in System Manager
  • Selecting Protect for DP volume in Volumes displays the warning message:

Volumes of type "Data Protection" can only be protected using the SnapMirror cloud policy or the Cloud Backup Service. Click on "More Options" and select "SnapMirror cloud policy" or "Cloud Backup Service" from the list of policies.

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  • Selecting More Options displays the same warning message:

Volumes of type "Data Protection" can only be protected using the SnapMirror cloud policy or the Cloud Backup Service.

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Note: DP volume is not listed as source volumes in PROTECION > Relationships

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