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After headswap port cannot be removed from ifgrp. error: NbladeWriter PCP RPC Error ioctlErr

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS 8700

Issue

  • After a controller upgrade or headswap a port cannot be removed from an interface group (ifgrp) on a specific node.
 
Cluster::*> ifgrp show -ifgrp a0a
Port Distribution Active
Node IfGrp Function MAC Address Ports Ports
-------- ---------- ------------ ----------------- ------- -------------------
Cluster-N1
a0a sequential ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff none e0c
Cluster-N2
a0a sequential ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:fe full e1a, e1d
Cluster-N3
a0a sequential ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:fd full e1a, e1b
Cluster-N4
a0a sequential ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:fc full e1a, e1b
4 entries were displayed.
 
 
 
Cluster::*> network port ifgrp remove-port -node Cluster-N1 -ifgrp a0a -port e0c
Error: command failed: Failed to remove port from ifgrp. Nblade error: Unexpected error "NbladeWriter PCP RPC Error ioctlErr" encountered as a result of removing a port from the ifgrp.
 
  • Attempts to delete the ifgrp result in the same error.  

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