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The Scheduled update was delayed because another SnapMirror operation for the relationship is in progress

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SnapMirror
  • Commvault

Issue

  • snapmirror show -instance command shows the Relationship Status is Transferring for a long time.
  • The relationship reports:
Healthy: false
Unhealthy Reason: Scheduled update failed to start. (Scheduled update was delayed because another SnapMirror operation for the relationship is in progress.)
  • This message may also be reported:
Alert on mirror copies - smc.snapmir.schd.trans.overrun: Scheduled transfer from source volume 'volume_name' to destination volume 'volume_name' is taking longer than the schedule window.
 
Example:
 
cluster::> snapmirror show -instance
 
                            Source Path: S_SVM:vol1
                       Destination Path: D_SVM:vol_dr
                      Relationship Type: XDP
                Relationship Group Type: none
                    SnapMirror Schedule: 8hour
                 SnapMirror Policy Type: async-mirror
                      SnapMirror Policy: MirrorAllSnapshots
                            Tries Limit: -
                      Throttle (KB/sec): 18432
                           Mirror State: Snapmirrored
                    Relationship Status: Transferring
                File Restore File Count: -
                 File Restore File List: -
                      Transfer Snapshot: snapshot_for_backup.332
                      Snapshot Progress: 2.77TB
                         Total Progress: 2.77TB
              Network Compression Ratio: 1:1
                    Snapshot Checkpoint: 2.77TB
                        Newest Snapshot: snapmirror.b11611fc-3243-11ec-9316-a039ea34eb5f_2147597238.2022-04-20_180110
              Newest Snapshot Timestamp: 02/25 18:01:01
                      Exported Snapshot: snapmirror.b11611fc-3243-11ec-9316-a039ea34eb5f_2147597238.2022-04-20_180110
            Exported Snapshot Timestamp: 02/25 18:01:01
                                Healthy: false
                       Unhealthy Reason: Scheduled update failed to start. (Scheduled update was delayed because another SnapMirror operation for the relationship is in progress.)
                Destination Volume Node: FAS8300_B                       
                        Relationship ID: 712de9bc-961c-10ec-b7b6-d039ea34eb5f
                   Current Operation ID: 72ffe34a-143f-4080-9e24-ac0a27738877
                          Transfer Type: update
                         Transfer Error: -
                       Current Throttle: 18432
              Current Transfer Priority: normal
                     Last Transfer Type: update
                    Last Transfer Error: -
                     Last Transfer Size: 0B
Last Transfer Network Compression Ratio: 1:1
                 Last Transfer Duration: 0:0:0
                     Last Transfer From: S_SVM:vol1
            Last Transfer End Timestamp: 04/18 12:57:30
                  Progress Last Updated: 04/20 15:11:03
                Relationship Capability: 8.2 and above
                               Lag Time: 137:10:10
           Identity Preserve Vserver DR: -
                 Volume MSIDs Preserved: -
                 Is Auto Expand Enabled: -
           Number of Successful Updates: 1
               Number of Failed Updates: 0
           Number of Successful Resyncs: 0
               Number of Failed Resyncs: 0
            Number of Successful Breaks: 0
                Number of Failed Breaks: 0
                   Total Transfer Bytes: 47809824496619
         Total Transfer Time in Seconds: 4560980

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