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AIQUM cluster discovery failed with invalid XML character from API response

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Applies to

  • Active IQ Unified Manager (AIQUM) 9.13P1
  • API


  • Cluster discovery fails with error in AIQUM failed job:

Name: forceAcquisition

Description: Forces acquisition on a Data Source. Will wait until acquisition fails or completes or there is a timeout.

Failure Reason: Errors reported on acquisition with start time xx: xx: xx: xxx: [Communication problem with the cluster Clustername command: cifs-share-get-iter, error: '' on try 5 out of 5]


  • au.log for AIQUM may contain similar errors with different Unicode characters and API call:
20XX-02-02 00:11:12,577 WARN  [foundation-poll-0] c.o.s.a.d.n.t.z.ZAPIConnection ( - [netappfoundation] clustername - while executing ZAPIs on datasource: clustername IP: clustername for ZAPI: cifs-share-get-iter, com.onaro.sanscreen.acquisition.framework.datasource.DataSourceErrorException: Failed to parse response org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: An invalid XML character (Unicode: 0x8) was found in the element content of the document.

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