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Cluster join fails with an error "At least one cluster interface is required for this operation."

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF A400/A300/A220
  • FAS8200/FAS8300/FAS8700
  • FAS2700

Issue

cluster setup procedure to join a node to an existing cluster fails with the following error:

Do you want to create a new cluster or join an existing cluster? {create, join}:
join

Step 1 of 3: Join an Existing Cluster
You can type "back", "exit", or "help" at any question.
Enter the cluster network netmask [255.255.0.0]:
Enter the IP address of an interface on the private cluster network from the
cluster you want to join: e3b: [_ionic_lif_macvlan_del:730] VLAN1 not present MAC: 01:00:0c:cc:cc:cc
e3a: [_ionic_lif_macvlan_del:730] VLAN1 not present MAC: 01:00:0c:cc:cc:cc
169.254.23.165
Joining cluster at address 169.254.23.165
Error: At least one cluster interface is required for this operation.
Restarting Cluster Setup

 

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