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SMTape restore fails when destination volume is Asynchronous SnapMirror destination

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NDMP
  • Destination volume of SMTape restore is Asynchronous SnapMirror destination

Issue

  • SMTape restore by error:

Transfer failed (Destination volume contains Snapshot copies,so it may not be used as a destination for a baseline transfer.).

  • /mroot/etc/log/backup shows error

RST-TRSE-State-Machine-Exit (exit_status=12307)
RST-ERROR (Failed to conclude volume.(status = 12311))
RST-Abort (transfer failed (Destination volume contains Snapshot copies,so it may not be used as a destination for a baseline transfer.) 43:820)

  • /mroot/etc/log/mlog/ndmpd.log with debugging enabled indicates the same error is returned

DEBUG: S<BKUP (ndmp_server) BR2NDMPD_LOG_MESSAGE
DEBUG:      sess_handle 0x600000000 seq 6 (0x6)
DEBUG:      log_type 2 (LOG_TYPE ERROR)
DEBUG:      msg (smtape restore job 6000006 failed due to: Transfer failed (Destination volume contains Snapshot copies,so it may not be used as a destination for a baseline transfer.).\n)

  • EMS smtape.rst.fail:error is detected by the same error

[<NODE>: ib_rst_main: smtape.rst.fail:error]: SMTape restore session 6000006 to <DESTINATION> from NDMP_REMOTE failed with error transfer failed (Destination volume contains Snapshot copies,so it may not be used as a destination for a baseline transfer.) 43:820.

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