MaxRep: Protection Plan in Resync Required Due to Source LUN Using VMware VAAI
Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018
Applies to:Pillar Axiom Replication Engine (MaxRep) - Version 3.0 to 3.0 [Release 3.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A volume pair goes into Resync Required when at least one ESX host mapped to the LUN has VAAI enabled and the MaxRep software is on version 3.0.4 or lower.
On the MaxRep GUI, go to Monitor -> Volume Protection, the status of a volume pair(s) is in Resync Required.
Click on the Summary link (on the right of the screen), then on Primary Log: Details
Multiple MirrorFailedReason=MAX_RETRY events will be displayed:
FS1 Release 06.02.02 supports VAAI (VMware vSphere Storage APIs Array Integration)
The issue can happen when a VM is deployed, blocks are reclaimed, new data is created or locked on VMFS volumes (datastore), etc.
All these functions are part of VAAI features.
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