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SV-SMVI failing with HTTPS switch

MSTRJRYAN

OS Level: Ontap 8.0.2

I am setting up SV-SMVI 3.0 in a secure environment where SSL is required.

The filers that we use all have  httpd.admin.enable set to off (and admin.SSL.enable set to ON)

The problem is, when I use the HTTPS switch in my config file, SMVI is successfully able to create a snapshot on the source filer, but then hangs when trying to progress to the Snapvault step.  I get no error message, the job just completes successfully in VCenter and the contents of the verbose report are as follows (IPs removed):

LOG REPORT FOR SV-SMVI

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[10:34:40] SV-SMVI Version: 3.0.3

[10:34:40] Log Filename: C:\VSCS\SV-SMVI_20130213_103440.log

[10:34:40] Start Time: Wed Feb 13 10:34:40 2013

[10:34:40] Use of -svip overrides IP address(es) in SMVI post-backup output.  Continuing.

[10:34:40] Found backup: HOST = 'XXXXXX.7.30', VOLUME = 'vcloud_mgt1_nfs2', SNAPSHOT = 'smvi__Test Backup_recent' ...

[10:34:40] Use of -svip: Changing HOST = 'XXXXXXX.7.30' to HOST = 'XXXXXXX.1.30' ...

[10:34:40] Preserving SMVI backup with storage controller XXXXXX.1.30, volume vcloud_mgt1_nfs2, snapshot named smvi__Test Backup_recent ...

[10:34:40] Initializing connectivity to storage controller ...

[10:34:40] Attempting to ping storage controller XXXXXX.1.30 ...

[10:34:40] Ping of storage controller XXXXXX.1.30 successful.

[10:34:40] Logging into storage controller XXXXXX.1.30 ...

[10:34:40] Setting username and password for storage controller XXXXXX.1.30 ...

[10:34:40] Option -https defined, setting NetApp command transport to HTTPS (port 443) ...

That is the end of the report.

I received a temporary reprieve to test the system with httpd.admin.eneble set to ON and the job ran normally.

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Re: SV-SMVI failing with HTTPS switch

MSTRJRYAN

The solution was simple, as it turns out.  The issue was that the system was not properly addressing the HOST IP change for all steps.  I added a vNIC to the VCENTER so that it could communicate on the 7.x network and the backup processed normally.

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