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Cluster peering fails with error message Cannot peer with two clusters of the same name

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Applies to

Product Model: All FAS platforms
OS: Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3

Issue

On clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 and older, when setting up a new cluster peer, or establishing a previously unsuccessful cluster peer relationship, the cluster peer create command fails with the following error message:

Error: command failed: Cannot peer with two clusters of the name
"<peer_cluster>".

 

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