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SnapMirror Snapshots build up on SnapVault destination in a Mirror-Vault cascade

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.3
  • ONTAP 9.4
  • SnapMirror to SnapVault cascade


In a SnapMirror to SnapVault cascade configuration, some volumes may be retaining extra (more than one) "snapmirror" snapshot as seen in the volume snapshot show command on the SnapVault destination. These additional snapshots may cause the SnapVault destination to run out of snapshots prematurely.


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