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Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Unable to delete NDMP snapshots, reporting snapshot is busy. (Doc ID 2380493.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

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 ndmpdisable
CLI:  configuration services ndmpenable

Then try to remove/destroy the snapshots in question.

 

If above steps fail, engage Oracle customer support.


 

Changes

Customer reported NDMP backup server failed and never notified the ZFSSA.

 

Cause

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