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Snap Mirror abort : Couldn't write to Socket


Hi Guys,


We are facing an issue with snapmirror initialize, suddenly the transfer gets aborted with an error couldn't write to socket. Someone can suggest the solution.


Netapp 7 - mode filers.



Hi Sunil,



As Naren mentioned issue would be with 


snapmirror.access ( Should be changed legacy or hostname )


Make sure your destination has entry in the host files ( In case if you are not using any resolver ) and also make sure that dest controller is defined in the snapmirror.allow file ( can be found under /etc , whcih can be accessed from vol0 )



Ex:- snapmirror.access command



filerA>options snapmirror.access host=filerB,filerC  ( Can mention IP address as well )


Ex:- snapmorror.allow file 


filerA>rdfile /etc/snapmirror.allow








Were you able to check the option snapmirror.access... legacy/all/hostnames?
Post its output and also output of snapmirror.allow file.
Do let me know are you using any snapcreator with https authentication.




Are you trying to setup snapmirror replication across the filer ? If yes - Are you trying to configure for the first time ?

Please share detail informatin to suggest further....

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