PowerPath PPME error (68): Failed to transfer the source reservation.

Environment:

PowerPath for Windows

PowerPath for Windows 6.0

 

Description:

Environment:

OS = Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (Failover Cluster)

OS = Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (Failover Cluster)

OS = Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (Failover Cluster)

SW = EMC PowerPath for Windows 6.0 (b401)

 

 

While attempting to start SYNC in a PPME handle, the action fails with "PPME error (68): Failed to transfer the source reservation". Handle SETUP is successful.

 

From PPME.log (6.0)

1/29/2016:9:10:23 PM:API: Error: in function NdmePlatformPerpareDeviceForMigration: EmcpStatus_Drv_Err=-3, errCode=0x81a0

1/29/2016:9:10:23 PM:API: Error: Failed to transfer Persistent Reservation at setup

1/29/2016:9:10:23 PM:API: Error: Sync failed: handle=c7: PPME error(68): Failed to transfer the source reservation

 

 

 

Resolution:

Clear the reservation on the target device by running command: For a detailed step by step resolution please refer to EMC Support Solution 477508 https://support.emc.com/kb/477508

 

 



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