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Snapvault failing with error could not read from socket

NAYABSK

Hi All,

I am trying to configure Snapvault and i am facing this error during initializing base line transfer" could not read from socket ".

Thanks,

Nayab

4 REPLIES 4

DOMINIC_WYSS

that's pretty much the default error when snapvault does not work

if you can ping the source filer from the destination, then it is probably a permission or config issue.

as Eugene already said, check snapvault.access. for testing, set options snapvault.access * on both source and target.

and besides snapvault.enable, also check if options licensed_feature.nearstore_option.enable is on.

if that does not work, we need more info:

Ontap version

what's your exact commandline

snapvault status

NAYABSK

Hi Dominic,

I have checked all the options above and i see its still failing with the same error

Ontap Version :- 8.1.4 - 7Mode

From the secondary filer :- snapvault start -S sourcefiler:sourcevol destfiler:destvol ( As above )

Snapvault status sowing the operation is aborting .........

Thanks,

Nayab

DOMINIC_WYSS

btw: you don't need to take a screenshot in putty. just select the text and it will be in the clipboard

maybe snapmirror.log can give some more info. snapvault does also log into /etc/log/snapmirror.log.0000000XXX file.

find the log file with the highest number and do rdfile on it:

priv set advanced

ls /etc/log/

rdfile /etc/log/snapmirror.log.0000000XXX

then post the output here.

I don't suppose you are fiddling with MTU sizes, right?

ekashpureff

Nayab -

7-Mode ?

Can you copy the full err message ?

Have you tried using the Syslog Translator on mysupport.netapp.com ?

Did you set:

options snapvault.enable

options snapvault.access

There's all of the documentation available in the Data Protection Guide:

https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1366833/html/frameset.html

I hope this response has been helpful to you.

At your service,

Eugene E. Kashpureff, Sr.

Independent NetApp Consultant, K&H Research http://www.linkedin.com/in/eugenekashpureff

Senior NetApp Instructor, IT Learning Solutions http://sg.itls.asia/netapp

(P.S. I appreciate points for helpful or correct answers.)

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