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Network port marked degraded during cluster setup

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Applies to

ONTAP 9

Issue

  • A network port and any interface groups (ifgrps) associated with it can be marked as degraded by ONTAP if excessive link flapping is detected:
::> network port show -health -node Cluster01-01
Ignore
Health Health
Node Port Link Status Status Degraded Reasons
-------- --------- ---- -------- ------ -----------------------
Cluster01-01
a0a up degraded true link_flapping
a0a-xxx up degraded true link_flapping
e0M up healthy false -
e0e down - false -
e0f down - false -
e0g down - false -
e0h up degraded true link_flapping
e3a up healthy false -
e3b up healthy false -
e5a up healthy true -
e5b up healthy false -
11 entries were displayed.
  • The degraded status does not clear, even after confirming the affected switch port is up and stable for over five (5) minutes.

 

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