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SMTape backup in remote topology failing with Write Dirnet: Interrupted system call

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • Data Ontap 8.X
  • NDMP
  • CommVault SP 16


  • Backups failing with network error messages writing to remote tape library after CommVault SP Upgrade.

Tue May 26 07:03:40 PDT /SVM/VOLUME/Backup BKP-Info (replication_sender_error=25) 

Wed May 27 14:01:11 PDT /SVM/Volume/ BKP-Abort (SMTape Backup: Message from Write Dirnet: Interrupted system call)

Thu May 28 08:53:24 PDT /SVM/Volume/ BKP-Abort (SMTape Backup: Message from Write Dirnet: Interrupted system call)

  • These errors indicate a failure to send data over the network due to a failure to write to the tape(s) library downstream.


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