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Snapshots failing with xSnapshotChecksumMismatch error on Element

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI storage cluster
  • NetApp SolidFire storage cluster 
  • NetApp Element Software versions 9.0 through 12.2


This issue manifests as an xSnapshotChecksumMismatch error in the cluster UI or NetApp SolidFire Active IQ:

  • Cluster UI: Reporting > Event Log
  • NetApp SolidFire Active IQ: Reporting > Events

Alert can also manifest as an error in Veeam Snapmirror relationships if Veeam is in use:

Failed to create Snapshot copy snapmirror.<snapshot_ID>.<timestamp> on volume <node_SIP>:/lun/<x>. (Failed to create Snapshot copy snapmirror.<snapshot_ID>.<timestamp> on volume <node_SIP>:/lun/<x>. (Remote endpoint had a transient error (Replication engine error)))


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