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SnapMirror initialize failing with error: Failed to establish a connection with remote endpoint

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AltaVault
  • SnapMirror


When trying to initialize a SnapMIrror relationship to AltaVault, the initialization is failing with the following error:
SnapMirror log:
Last Transfer Error: Failed to fetch status information for volume "<IP Address>:/share/<name>". The failure can be attributed to either the volume being restricted, offline, infrastructure timeouts or memory allocation failures. (Failed to establish connection with remote endpoint "<IP Address>".)  Source Path: <path>
AltaVault messages log:
messages:Apr 21 00:15:01 localhost lrse[9028]: [repl_server_connection.INFO] (36191) rejecting connection from: <IP Address>:<port> -- not on whitelist

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