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7MTT MetroCluster Precheck Error 88020: Details error 16035 "admin password not set"

Applies to

  • 7-Mode Transition Tool (7MTT)
  • Clustered Data ONTAP


  • 7MTT MetroCluter Precheck fails with error 88020:

Failed to check whether the target cluster is part of MetroCluster configuration because 7-Mode Transition Tool failed to retrieve the storage system information from the target cluster. Rerun the operation. If issue persists, contact technical support.

  • Error code 16035 is also seen under "Failure Details" section:

The admin password is not set. Use the "security login password" command to set the password, then try the command again.

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