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Controller fails to boot with error "Detected FIPS-certified encrypting disk x.x.x"

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Applies to

  • FAS
  • AFF
  • ONTAP 9
  • FIPS Drives
  • NSE Drives

Issue

  • After a boot of ONTAP all drives show failed.
  • As example after boot into maintenance mode sysconfig -v shows:

        slot 0: SAS Host Adapter 0a (PMC-Sierra PM8070 rev. C, SAS, <UP>)
                Firmware rev:       03.08.09.00
                Base WWN:           5:00a098:0038a6d:30
                Phy State:          [0] Enabled, 12.0 Gb/s
                                    [1] Enabled, 12.0 Gb/s
                                    [2] Enabled, 12.0 Gb/s
                                    [3] Enabled, 12.0 Gb/s
                Mini-SAS HD Vendor:        Amphenol
                Mini-SAS HD Part Number:   112-00435+A0
                Mini-SAS HD Type:          Passive Copper (unequalized) 0.5m ID:01
                Mini-SAS HD Serial Number: APF16454005221
                 ID     Vendor   Model            FW    Size
                00.0 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.1 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.2 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.3 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.4 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.5 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.6 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.7 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.8 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.9 : NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.10: NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)
                00.11: NETAPP   X438_1625400MCSG NA04 381.3GB (781422768 520B/sect) (Failed)

  • On boot, the following message is displayed:
Dec 01 14:34:15 [localhost:disk.encryptNoSupport:error]: Detected FIPS-certified encrypting disk 0b.00.3, but bootarg.storageencryption.support indicates that FIPS disks should not be present. 24 of 24 disks checked are FIPS disks.
  • If HA is already configured the system can continue to boot until Waiting for giveback:

Waiting for giveback...(Press Ctrl-C to abort wait)Entering FM state:5 because mbFound:0 local in headswap:0
Entering FM state:5 because mbFound:0 local in headswap:0
Entering FM state:5 because mbFound:0 local in headswap:0
....

 

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