Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Unable to delete NDMP snapshots, reporting snapshot is busy.
(Doc ID 2380493.1)
Last updated on APRIL 02, 2018
Applies to:Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS5-2 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)
Snapshots exist in a share from failed NDMP backups.
The snapshots do not seem to be able to be deleted using the BUI and/or CLI.
In an attempt to resolve this situation - try to restart the NDMP service in the BUI or CLI.
Go to configuration service and select ndmp and restart the service :
CLI: configuration services ndmp> disable
CLI: configuration services ndmp> enable
Then try to remove/destroy the snapshots in question.
If above steps fail, engage Oracle customer support.
Customer reported NDMP backup server failed and never notified the ZFSSA.
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