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Access to BMC lost after upgrading firmware to 11.5

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Applies to

  • AFF-A220
  • BMC 11.5


  • Unable to log in to the BMC via SSH or serial connection after upgrading firmware to 11.5 version.
  • The BMC itself is online and working.
  • The ip address of the BMC can still be reached via ping requests.
  • An unknown status is displayed for the firmware in ONTAP:
Cluster::> system service-processor show -fields type,status,fw-version
node type status fw-version
------------ ---- ------ ----------
Node-01 BMC online unknown
Node-02 BMC online unknown
2 entries were displayed.


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