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SnapMirror snapshot does not transfer in a cascade vault relationship

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapVault


  • SnapMirror scheduled update from Secondary to Tertiary site skips the snapshot which has schedule in the SnapMirror policy.
  • Manual update of the SnapMirror with -source-snapshot option also skips the snapshot.
  • Following message is seen in the SnapMirror-audit.log 
Mon Jul 11 19:34:55 HKT 2022 ManualUpdate[Jul 11 19:34:55]:2a3e095b-3662-11eb-9d40-002248164ebc Operation-Uuid=7cc474e3-010d-11ed-b4dc-002248164ebc Group=none Operation-Cookie=0 action=Info Snapshot copy[monthly.2022-07-02_0255] skipped: Destination already has same Snapshot copy daily.2022-07-02_0010.

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