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HCI NDE scale storage node failed on 'Validating Deployment Data'

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI 
  • NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE) 1.9P1
  • NetApp Element software 12.3.1


  • The below error reports while using NDE to add a storage node
  • NDE log shows EnableAutoip API call is failed due to taking too long on the 'Validating Deployment Data' stage.

2022-03-25T09:04:29.742321Z | 18246 | 117665464 |   HCI-T73-task:14-Validate           |                  sf_raw_api:87   | DEBUG   | HTTP POST to URL [https://clustermastermip:442/json-rpc/11.0] with body [{"method": "EnableAutoip", "params": {}}]

 2022-03-25T09:05:34.575597Z | 18246 | 117730296 |   HCI-T73-task:14-Validate           |                  sf_raw_api:91   | INFO    | SolidFire Raw API POST took 64.83 seconds and returned status_code=200, body={'error': {'code': 500, 'message': 'Failed to start AvahiClient={Bond10G pidfile=[/var/run/]}', 'name': 'xCheckFailure'}, 'id': None}

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