Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

Cluster join fails 'Unused cluster ports exist in the cluster'

Views:
496
Visibility:
Public
Votes:
1
Category:
ontap-9
Specialty:
core
Last Updated:

Applies to

ONTAP 9

Issue

Trying to join 2 additional nodes to a pre-existing cluster using System Manager, the following error is seen

Unused cluster ports exist in the cluster. one or more ports may not be in the "healthy" state, or may be incorrectly assigned to the "Cluster" IPspace. Correct any issues, and then try the operation again.

Cluster_Join_error.png

Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

Scan to view the article on your device