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NDE Scale fails when adding compute node to a cluster with more than one Volume Access Group

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Applies to

  • NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE) 1.8 / 1.8P1
  • NetApp HCI
  • Element storage cluster with more than 1 volume access group (VAG)

Issue

  • NDE fails at the overall progress of 99 percent and at 73 percent of the section "Connect to vCenter"
  • Compute nodes are installed with ESXi and booted up
  • The xExceededLimit observed in the sf-nde.info log file

2020-09-18T12:53:21.572800Z |   786 | 76852526 |   HCI-T105-task:5-DeployVcenter      |                        task:536  | ERROR   | ApiServerError(method_name="AddInitiatorsToVolumeAccessGroup", err_json={"id": 891, "error": {"message": "Exceeded maximum number of VolumeAccessGroups per Initiator", "code": 500, "name": "xExceededLimit"}})
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "sfprime/tasks/task.py", line 529, in start
  File "sfprime/vsphere/deployvsphere.py", line 989, in _execute
  File "sfprime/sf_utils/sf_cluster_util.py", line 533, in add_initiators_to_access_group
  File "solidfire/__init__.py", line 1691, in add_initiators_to_volume_access_group
  File "solidfire/common/__init__.py", line 675, in send_request
solidfire.common.ApiServerError: ApiServerError(method_name="AddInitiatorsToVolumeAccessGroup", err_json={"id": 891, "error": {"message": "Exceeded maximum number of VolumeAccessGroups per Initiator", "code": 500, "name": "xExceededLimit"}})

 

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