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Volume move between tiered aggregates not progressing for days

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Slow volume move eventually fails
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO)


  • Volume move between tiered aggregates is not progressing and has been running for days with no perceivable progress.
  • vol move show -vserver -volume -instance shows status as transferring with no errors initially but eventually fails with error.
Cluster::> vol move show -instance
Vserver Name: svm1
Volume Name: vol1
Actual Completion Time: Thu Apr 15 14:56:53 2021
Bytes Remaining: -
Destination Aggregate: aggr_dest
Detailed Status: Replication encountered an unknown error. The primary volume has a file/LUN which exceeds
 the maximum file/LUN size destination can support.. 
The primary volume has a file/LUN which exceeds the maximum file/LUN size destination can support.



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