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ONTAP 9 SnapMirror delete fails for FlexGroup with snapmirror break aborted

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Applies to

  • SnapMirror
  • ONTAP 9
  • Flexgroup volumes

Issue

  • After breaking a snapmirror relationship, the destination volume persists as DP (not as RW)
  • Snapmirror log showing that break command didn't succeed
Error:
Thu Sep 9 02:02:02 CEST 2021 BreakVolume[Sep 9 02:02:02]: Operation-Uuid=296a1930-1101-11ec-99b3-00a098ee9c13 Group=flexgroup Operation-Cookie=0 action=Start source=SVM_SRC:flexvol_src destination=svm_dest:flexvol_dest
Thu Sep 9 02:12:19 CEST 2021 BreakVolume[Sep 9 02:02:02]: Operation-Uuid=296a1930-1101-11ec-99b3-00a098ee9c13 Group=flexgroup Operation-Cookie=0 action=End source=SVM_SRC:flexvol_src destination=svm_dest:flexvol_dest status=Failure message="snapmirror break" aborted either by user or by node reboot, MetroCluster switchover, MetroCluster switchback, storage failover, storage giveback, aggregate relocation, or the relationship was deleted by another SnapMirror operation.

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