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Volume Encryption licenses disappeared from node

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAP Licensing
  • NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE)
  • SVM Disaster Recovery (SVM DR)
  • SnapMirror


  • SVM DR cannot update due to VE license on controller node.
Failed to apply the source Vserver configuration. Reason: Package "VE" is not licensed in the cluster.
Controller Serial Number does not match the Controller Serial Number embedded in the license key.
  • Protecting a volume using protect command is failing: 
Failed to create FlexVol svm-bkp:vol_dest on aggr aggr1, error: Package "VE" is not licensed in the cluster.
Failed to create vol svm-bkp:vol_dest on aggr aggr1: Error: Package "VE" is not licensed in the cluster.
Volume svm-bkp:vol_dest : Unable to find a suitable aggregate.
Vol create failed with error Failed to create volume "svm-bkp:vol_dest".


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