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NDMP backup failing due to NDMP service down

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Applies to

Ontap 7mode


  • On a storage controller running Data ONTAP 7mode 8.X, user encounters NDMP down and NDMP communication initialization failed errors. 
  • NDMP backups or OM/PM/DFM controlled SnapVault or SnapMirror jobs fails.
  • Running ndmpd status/ ndmpd probe gives error, "unable to retrieve session information,"
  • Options NDMP will display the service is enabled "ndmpd.enable  on"


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