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NDMP restore is failing when using a Backup Application

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NDMP restore
  • DMA (Data Management Application)


  • This is the error from the DMA:

24-Jan-2024 10:31:17 - Error ndmpagent (pid=11392) Unable to lookup actual name for vserver ''. Ensure specified vserver exists.
24-Jan-2024 10:31:17 - Error ndmpagent (pid=11392) NDMP restore failed from path /SVM_Name/vol1

  • Error from NDMPd.log:

Wed Jan 24 2024 10:31:25 +00:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:7037] [25655]  DEBUG: NDMP persona set to vserver aware
Wed Jan 24 2024 10:31:26 +00:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:7037] [25655]  ERROR: Unable to obtain actual vserver name for effective vserver Err = entry doesn't exist
Wed Jan 24 2024 10:31:26 +00:00 [kern_ndmpd:info:7037] [25655]  ERROR: Unable to lookup actual name for vserver ''. Ensure specified vserver exists.


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