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UNSUPPORTED SWITCH_ALERT reported following ONTAP upgrade for supported CN1610 switches

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Applies to

  • ONTAP Upgrade
  • ONTAP 9.8
  • CN1610
  • FastPath Version (1.3.0.3)

Issue

  • ONTAP upgrade from 9.7Px to 9.8Px
  • EMS alerts triggered and cleared immediately:

cshmd: hm.alert.raised:alert]: Alert Id = UnsupportedSwitch_Alert , Alerting Resource = Clusterswitch1 raised by monitor ethernet-switch
cshmd: hm.alert.cleared:notice]: Alert Id = UnsupportedSwitch_Alert , Alerting Resource = Clusterswitch1 cleared by monitor ethernet-switch
cshmd: hm.alert.raised:alert]: Alert Id = UnsupportedSwitch_Alert , Alerting Resource = Clusterswitch2 raised by monitor ethernet-switch
cshmd: hm.alert.cleared:notice]: Alert Id = UnsupportedSwitch_Alert , Alerting Resource = Clusterswitch2 cleared by monitor ethernet-switch

  • Cluster health monitor corrective actions report:

::> system health alert definition show -node <nodename> -monitor cluster-switch -alert-id UnsupportedSwitch_Alert

                      Node: <node name>
                   Monitor: cluster-switch
            Class of Alert: UnsupportedSwitch_Alert
         Severity of Alert: Major
            Probable Cause: Configuration_error
Probable Cause Description: Unsupported cluster switch is detected.
           Possible Effect: Communication problems and cluster connectivity issues occur.
        Corrective Actions: Unsupported cluster switch "$(cluster_switch_support.device)" found. Connect a supported cluster switch to cluster network.
            Subsystem Name: Switch-Health

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