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"nbt.NetBIOSName.nameConflictIF" message shows up after node reboot or cifs restart

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Applies to

Data ONTAP 8 7-mode

Issue

  • After node reboot or cifs restart, EMS reports "nbt.NetBIOSName.nameConflictIF".

Example:
[node-name:nbt.NetBIOSName.nameConflictIF:error]: NBT: NetBIOS conflict on name TEST           0 with xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Unable to register this name.  
[node-name:nbt.NetBIOSName.nameConflictIF:error]: NBT: NetBIOS conflict on name TEST           3 with xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Unable to register this name.  
[node-name:nbt.NetBIOSName.nameConflictIF:error]: NBT: NetBIOS conflict on name TEST           20 with xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Unable to register this name.

  • "nbtstat" command shows one node has "In Conflict!".

Example:
Node-A*> nbtstat
interfaces:
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

broadcast interfaces:
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

servers:
NBT scope []; NBT mode [B]; NBT names:
  TEST           <00> ( Broadcast ) ( )
  TEST           <03> ( Broadcast ) ( )
  TEST           <20> ( Broadcast ) ( )
  WORKGROUP       <00> ( Broadcast ) ( group )


Node-B*> nbtstat
interfaces:
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

broadcast interfaces:
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

servers:
NBT scope []; NBT mode [B]; NBT names:
  TEST           <00> ( "In Conflict!" ) ( )
  TEST           <03> ( "In Conflict!" ) ( )
  TEST           <20> ( "In Conflict!" ) ( )
  WORKGROUP       <00> ( Broadcast ) ( group )

 

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