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Snapmirror fails to initialize or update with error CSM: An operation did not complete within the specified timeout window

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Applies to

  • Cluster Data ONTAP 8.3 or higher


  • snapmirror connectivity is unreliable and frequently disconnects with errors:
    CSM: An operation did not complete within the specified timeout window
  • The intercluster peering traverses a network link with high packet loss and latency, outside of minimum requirements per TR-4015 SnapMirror Best Practice page 51.
  • It has been confirmed that there is no feasible way to improve network quality to meet the minimum requirements 


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