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Can't initialize new volumes after ONTAP 9.11.1 upgrade

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Applies to

  • SnapMirror
  • SVM DR
  • DP-type(BRE - Block Replication Engine)
  • ONTAP 9.11 and above


  • An error receives when trying to initialize new volume via SVM DR:
Last Transfer Error: Transfer for volume "Volume_name" failed. Reason: DP relationship initialize is not supported. Initialization of new DP relationships is no longer supported starting with ONTAP 9.11.1.
Execute "snapmirror show -destination-vserver <Dst_SVM> -fields last-transfer-error,unhealthy-reason -expand" to check if the constituent volumes have encountered errors.

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