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SnapMirror fails with error: Failed to create Snapshot copy (No space left on device)

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapMirror
  • Volume
  • LUN


  • SnapMirror fails with no space left error, but the source volume used size is observed to be less than the platform limit
  • An error message similar to this example will be logged, and visible in either snapmirror show -instance or snapmirror -destination-path output:

(Failed to create Snapshot copy [snapmirror snapshot name] on volume [volume name.] Additional space required: [required space] (No space left on device))


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