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Unable to join a node during cluster setup due to identical name

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Applies to

  • FAS/AFF systems
  • ONTAP 9

Issue

Node fails to join an existing cluster and reports the following error:

Do you want to create a new cluster or join an existing cluster? [join]:
join

.....

Enter the IP address of an interface on the private cluster network from the
cluster you want to join: 169.254.XXX.XX

Joining cluster at address 169.254.XXX.XX                                             
System checks Error: The joining node name is not valid because it is identical to a Vserver name in the cluster at 169.254.XXX.XX.

Resolve the issue, then try the command again.

Restarting Cluster Setup

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