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UCS blade cannot boot from SAN(iSCSI)

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Applies to

  • FlexPod
  • iSCSI
  • SAN boot
  • Cisco UCS
  • VXLAN fabric


  • Cisco UCS blade unable to boot from SAN (iSCSI environment)

Error: Unable to match boot policy to currently available devices


  • ARP requests lost between server and storage in the direction of the storage.
  • If ARP is configured manually on the host, unicast works without issues.


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