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OCUM 5.x: HTTP/HTTPS communication fails with error due to incorrect HTTPS/TLS configuration on ONTAP

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Applies to

OnCommand Unified Manager (OCUM) 5.x


  • API calls over HTTP or HTTPS are failing to the controller or cluster with the following error.

No permission to use 'hostsequiv' authentication, must be root

  • Command dfm host diag <HOST_NAME> returns the following error.

XML (https port 80) No permission to use 'hostsequiv' authentication, must be root
XML (https port 443) No permission to use 'hostsequiv' authentication, must be root.

  • Protection Manager job fails with the message including the followings.
    • Could not get live vol usage from filer for ..
    • Using data from the database instead ..
    • Failed to create secondary snapshot on ..
    • Unable to get a list of snapshots from the volume ..



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