Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit

Description

When the number of Snapshot copies on the secondary storage (mirror-vault) reaches the maximum limit, the activity to register backup and apply retention in the backup operation fails.

Error message

This Snapshot copy is currently used as a reference Snapshot copy by one or more SnapMirror relationships. Deleting the Snapshot copy can cause future SnapMirror operations to fail.

Corrective action

You should configure SnapMirror retention policy for the secondary storage to avoid reaching the maximum limit of Snapshot copies on the secondary storage.